Last weekend we attended the Mining Festival and burro races in Superior, AZ.
Superior is a town that has had its ups and downs. Many times a ghost town, Superior is rising again.
The day’s events included a parade, live music, a beer garden, food tents and more.
We arrived early to get some photos before the crowds arrived. We visited our favorite gallery, ate some fresh handmade donuts, listened to the music and had lunch at the Silver King. Continue reading “Feeling Superior”
This past Friday, my good friend Dave and I took a trek through the Sierra Ancha wilderness. Arizona state highway 288 begins near Roosevelt, at SR 188, and ends in the town of Young just over 40 miles away. The highway is mostly unpaved, and the scenery is breathtaking.
Waterlogue is an inexpensive app for the creative types. $3.99 – cheap.
The app is available for PC’s and Macs, as well as iPhones and iPads. I use it on my Windows laptop when I want to develop digital artworks, or just feel like playing around.
For the student, it can help you learn how to translate scenes into watercolors. It will turn any photograph into a watercolor version. Of course it is no substitute for actually painting, but is a useful resource for getting ideas.
Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, or use Photoshop for any reason, and want to be free of Abobe’s strangulating pay per month scheme, PhotoPea is a robust professional level graphics editing application.
If you are well-versed in Photoshop, then the learning curve is lean. One caveat, it is a web based application, so you must have a good high speed internet connection. Continue reading “Free Graphics Program”