[GNHLUG] MerriLUG Nashua, Thur 17 May, Icon-ize your boss! Linux graphics demonstration.

Jim Kuzdrall gnhlug at intrel.com
Thu May 10 07:01:57 EDT 2007

Who  : Máirín Duffy, Interaction Designer, Red Hat Engineering
What : Linux graphics by example: Photo to icon.
Where: Martha's Exchange
Day  : Thur 17 May **Next Week**
Time : 6:00 PM for grub, 7:30 PM for discussion

:: Overview

    Imagine an icon-ized visage of your boss that activates some 
appropriately assigned task on your desktop.  Wow!  Or perhaps an icon 
of your mother-in-law or pet poodle that opens a special menu.

    Máirín Duffy will show how to turn a photograph into an icon using 
both GIMP (bit-mapped) and Inkscape (vector).  Along the way, she will 
demonstrate many important features and tools in these popular 
graphics programs.

    You can also end any secret yearning for Windows and Apple graphics 
programs.  Máirín brings a list of the current Linux equivalents for 
many commercial programs, as well as the latest FOSS graphics highlights 
from Libre Graphics Meeting 2007 (www.libregraphicsmeeting.org).  

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Jim Kuzdrall
gnhlug at intrel.com

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