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Carbonite.com

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I've been really terrible about having a backup for my own work. I decided to try a service that archives your files behind the scene while you work. Carbonite.com free 15 day trial. I admit it takes time for it to backup on their servers. I have 16 gigs I'm trying to backup. The nice thing is that even in the event of theft, natural disasters your backup will still be there.

Painter II

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Tried Painter 11 and it works great. I downloaded the free 30 day demo from their site. Here's an example using a sketch I scanned and painted in Painter. I've realized I don't know that I'll get the exact same look as my traditional work. I think it has potential to become a new style of work that I can add.

Google Doodle

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There are so many talented young students who created ideas for their version of the Google logo. Vote for your favorite!

Sweet Dreams Collection of Bedtime Poems

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I've been working hard on this latest book. It's from my previous blog post. I've enjoyed reading the beautiful poems that were selected. Thank you to all the writers that were selected. Miriam Hees the publisher of BTP mentions it on her blog A Publisher's Life.

Fast and Furious Illustration

I'm working as fast as I can complete 10 illustrations in the next 3 weeks. This is a very fast pace for me. Normally I'd complete that in 2-3 months comfortably. Hope I can do it.

Adobe CS4

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Finally upgraded to Adobe CS4. Loving it!

Art is...

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
Twyla Tharp.

Twyla Tharp was Dancer and choreographer (one who develops and directs dances) Twyla Tharp is known for developing a unique style that merged ballet and modern dance

Class Act

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I watched an amazing movie about why arts in education is important and relevant. Also one man's, Jay Jensen's commitment, to the fine arts.It's on hulu.com for free to watch.Click to watch Class Act.