Danseparc Dance Club – 1985 DJ Danny Mix West Sacramento CA

The highlight of my alternative dance clubbing days was at Danseparc in West Sacramento, CA. It was THE dance spot in northern California in the mid-1980s! The club’s DJ booth was the front half of a Mack or Peterbilt truck cab – it was the fucking cooooolest! AND THE MUSIC WAS INSANELY COOL! Just found spearcy‘s…

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Confidence Workshop – P2O Hot Pilates – Sept 22, 2018

Big thanks to Lindy Hobbs, co-owner of P2O Hot Pilates & Fitness, for a 3rd-year invite to teach a Confidence Workshop module during her Pilates Teacher Training intensive! “I can sense when a Pilates instructor is confident or not confident just by the way they present themselves, and how they speak.” – Melody, Sept 22,…

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Pride Flag Color RGB

One of the variations for the Every Floor Is A Dance Floor t-shirt design will include the 6-bar Pride Flag colors, and the 8-bar People of Color (POC) versions. LGBT Flag Color Scheme: 6-bar HEX, RGB, and CMYK approximations list POC Pride Flag (Philadelphia Pride Flag): 8-bar RGB color list Black – RGB: 0, 0, 0…

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Who owns your Software Copyright? by Law 4 Small Business

“So, despite the fact that many software contracts recite that software is a work for hire, it would be unwise to rely on such a clause. If the intent is that the person paying for the software owns the software copyright, such a clause should also be backed up by an appropriately tailored assignment.” Source:…

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Affinity Designer: Adding Image Into Multi-line Text

Adding image inside text, and solving lowercase e’s and d’s that mistakenly fill in as solid Start with 5 lines of lowercase text, and transform into outline: Layer > Convert to curves In the Layers tab: select all outlined text objects, then click the little blue Add icon in the Tool Bar (top menu location).…

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Designing T-shirt Outside Label Art

Three design options. Let’s create 100%-size mockups and test what the designs look like “in place.” Using Affinity Designer to design the 3 inch x 3 inch graphics, print’em out, cut’em out, and place’em on the back of a t-shirt. Then, post pics on Facebook and Instagram Gallery and ask peeps which one they like…

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Analog DJ Headphones face - Affinity Designer

How To Draw A Face by Darlene Nguyen

Super-helpful tutorial for beginners like myself: Learn how to draw a face in 8 easy steps: Beginners – Darlene Nguyen Darlene’s tutorial taught me everything I needed to know to draw a face from scratch. I used her instructions to create my Analog DJ Headphones t-shirt artwork in Affinity Designer.

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Using HandBrake To Try And Fix Poor Audio In Video

Videotaped a workshop with my camcorder. Turns out it records in Mono channel (ugh); the video comes out kinda crappy; and the audio with a kinda crappy external mic comes out kinda crappy. Experimenting with HandBrake to see if I can turn 90 mins of kinda crappy video & audio into something a little better.…

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