The Dawn of Man
John LeMasney played Kubrick's 2001 backwards and forwards simultaneously. Here's what he discovered.

Kubrick – 2001: A Space Odyssey, Forwards and Backwards.

    Many friends see my posts in their daily Facebook stream and wonder what it’s all about. One person pulled me aside and asked me to explain it. I gave a much more detailed explanation in my conversation, but it boiled down to this. tags: postaday2011, GIMP, GNU, GPL, […]

21 of 365 is a short explainer #GIMP

    My very good friend Angel suggested that I do a postcard from a disaster area in the style depicted here, and I thought it was a great challenge. In particular I imported the Greetings from Brigham Young University postcard on that linked Flickr page as a base. First […]

9 of 365 is a postcard from the gulf #GIMP

    What? Your Martians don’t look like this? Sad… for you. This is a morguefile photo brought into GIMP, with a duplicate layer that has been offset so that the left eye of one photo overlaps the right eye of the other. Once that’s done, you can use layer […]

5 of 365 is a very pretty Martian #gimp

A comb made of people by John LeMasney via #Inkscape #design
I don’t know that I can explain how I came up with this, except to say that there are sometimes people in this world who would love to run you through their hair. Happy Thanksgiving, friends! If you like this image, please share it. If you use it, please attribute […]

A comb made of people by John LeMasney via ...

Have you ever tried to make something bad on purpose? I grew up in the 70s, and I tried to think of the kind of thing you might see on someone’s shirt 35 years ago, and this is what I came up with. I hope your retro bone digs it. […]

301 of 365 is a groovy BMX rider #Inkscape

  This is just a simple quiet sketch of a girl skating. Even though she’s on rollerblades, the treatment is definitely intent on giving you the impression she’s on ice. Fun stuff. tags: girl, skating, ice, rollerblades, exercise, fun, minimalist, illustration, Inkscape, open source, design, sharism, creative commons

298 of 365 is a girl skating #Inkscape #illustration