Steven Powers (SMP): June 2012

Spring Colors


Every spring I am amazed at the colors.  Part of it is how gray winter can be and the contrast that spring brings with it.  But I can't get over how brilliant and bright the colors are.  They seem faked.  If I were to see these same values in a photo or in a painting I would find it hard to believe. 

Blender 2.6.3a Update

The Blender Foundation released version 2.6.3a a few weeks back to corrected a few issues prior to the version 2.6.4 that should be out soon.  The Blender Foundation is keeping a greate pace with release dates being about every 10 weeks.  Blender can be found HERE.


JDownloader - Download Favorite Videos

Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to view a video or work with a video tutorial that you saw on YouTube or Vimeo or somewhere else but you didn't have access to the Internet? JDownloader will allow you to download your favorite tutorials and take them on the road with you.

GIMP 2.8 Release

GIMP 2.8 was released recently and as usual I like to use the builds   I haven't had a lot of time with the new build so let me know what you think.  The GIMP developers have been making good progress so I am looking forward to working with the newest release..
GIMP can be found HERE.