Category archives: Tutorials

Configuring ThinkPad Yoga 12 with Ubuntu 15.10

UPDATE! Since I wrote this post, I’ve added a number of features to spin.py. Go to my github page for the most up to date version, and detailed instructions on how to use it. A few months ago I got myself a… continue reading »

Configuring Wacom Cintiq 13HD with Ubuntu 14.04

I‘ve just replaced my old and trusty Cintiq 21UX, with a smaller and more nimble Cintiq 13HD. The reason why I’m switching has nothing to do with the quality of the 21UX, in fact it’s great for what it’s for,… continue reading »

Making Comics with GIMP – Speech Bubbles

In this third tutorial on Making Comics with GIMP, we’ll cover how to make speech bubbles. Speech bubbles are an essential part of comics, and come in a variety of shapes and styles, most of which can be achieved with… continue reading »

Making Comics with GIMP – Panels and Gutters

In this second tutorial on Making Comics with GIMP, we’ll cover how to create panels, gutters and panel borders. Panel borders are the lines around each drawing, or panel, of a comic, while gutters are the spaces between the panels.… continue reading »

Making Comics with GIMP – Page Setup

GIMP is a great tool for making comics, especially when combined with my little GIMP Book plug-in, which provides a simple tool for managing multiple pages. In this first tutorial in a series on Making Comics With GIMP, we’ll use… continue reading »

Running Jot on Windows

After publishing the Jot Exporter for Blender, I’ve noticed a lot of people are having trouble getting Jot to run on their computers. I’ve put together this short tutorial to help explain how. The screenshots are from Windows 8 Pro… continue reading »