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    Digital greyscale portrait.

  • fullcolour rendered portrait


  • mystico character design


  • least interesting being


  • death of fun


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    cellshaded abstracted portrait.

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Calliope den Ouden

Illustrator with a technical bent. Makes drawings and websites. Enthusiasm singularity. Logo design | WordPress | 3Dprinting | Games | Mysteries

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11 Jun

The Donald Duck weekly comic magazine, Dedicon foundation and Bibliotheekservice Passend Lezen have published the adventures of the popular cartoon character Donald Duck in an accessible format for people with a visual impairment. To accomplish this, the Donald Duck weekly has been remediated in the form of a large folder with pages on which the main […]

13 May

Sometimes I might be convinced that just because I like it, things are being discontinued*.  But that would be drawing a causal relationship where there isn’t one.** Adobe is discontinuing its development on ‘Muse’. Muse is/was a really neat tool to make a nice portfolio website, without code – which I know is music to […]

28 Apr

Things I Read This Week #17, which might also be of interest to you, dear reader: Snoozers are in fact, losers. On a typical workday morning, if you’re like most people, you don’t wake up naturally. Instead, the ring of an alarm clock probably jerks you out of sleep. (…) Then you throw out your arm […]

27 Apr

Uuuurrrgh. Cleaning my digital archives. Not as arduous as moving those fat brittle archive cabinets -which were unbalanced so prone to tip over- slathered in a dull-grey colour, with undoubtedly a hefty amount of lead-  trying to open the one that has that effing last letter – which Susan misfiled years ago- behind a rusted […]

25 Apr

Well hello, good evening, Are you the kind of person that enjoys a little strange occasionally? Then here’s your chance to receive excellent short fiction – free of charge – by Steve Toase on the regular in your inbox. And! Because rounded numbers are the bees knees, you’ll now also have the chance to win […]

21 Apr

Een sterk wachtwoord bestaat  uit tenminste vier willekeurige woorden, je kunt deze woorden gemakkkelijk onthouden door er een zin mee te vormen. Bijvoorbeeld: Genadeloos weerlegde rechter Gladpootjes de motie van Wantrouwen. Het wachtwoord is dan GenadeloosrechterGladpootjesWantrouwen. Als je het te veel werk vind en je zoveel wachtwoorden hebt dat je er vast enkele vast gaat […]

21 Apr

“We want to bring museums and their expert knowledge directly into the classroom. Unique physical interactions and hands-on experience form the basis for novel curriculum grounded learning activities.” (..) “One of our design goals is to make Museum in a Box work without a screen, even though it’s built on a digital core. We’re interested […]

18 Apr

Well, this concept looks scrumptious. Think I’d use the eraser more than the pencil to draw.

16 Apr

“It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no […]

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