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January, A sea of tiles. Inspired by hand-painted Portuguese tiles I tried to convey its non-perfect and yet humanistic details while highlighting, here and there, individual tile pieces that come together as little geometric fishes.
^ Portucalio.com/

The video was done with

Music preview: Sara Tavares, One Love

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Happy Valentine's day! From today Feb 14th till 17th every single penny from any Portucalio.com/blog calendar sold goes to libre software. This means you will receive at your home a free calendar with motifs done exclusively with free software. @conservancy @fsf @fsfe

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@Pedro Ah, I just found out what I forgot to mention. You have to uncheck "Enable advanced web interface" in Settings/Look.

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New Inkscope Podcast episode available with Marc, Martin, Michèle, Ryan and Tim talking about Community issues, upcoming Inkscape 1.0 with support for macOS, hackfests, and some of the latest Inkscape news:

youtube.com/watch?v=0N0nQoCAfh

#inkscape #floss #community #hackfest #podcast

Oh my! GIMP has now layer support for TIFF (thanks Tobias Ellinghaus from ) and a revamped Curves tool interface control+click to add a point that snaps to the current curve, adding sharp point instead of soft and even the point selection that seems to be much better (it tries to select without changing its position)

Well done and thanks @GIMP

gimp.org/news/2019/06/12/gimp-

@inkscape workshop was really cool. Learn some tricks wrt alpha version; exchange techniques and shortcuts and most of all we could express and influence the upcoming version! The developers really listened and were eager to share and discuss. And play with amusing laser cuts toys by Jürgen Weigert ❤️. devs were there as well and so I couldn't resist but show my appreciation by giving to every developer (present) from these lovely tools ❤️🤩 THANK YOU!

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freieFarbe is a nonprofit working on free color standards, references and tools based on CIELAB. even their color atlasses are CC licenced! #lgm19 #lgm2019 #lgm @lgm

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#lgm19 Presentation after that was someone suggesting that the open source graphics community should consider coming up with certification process for the floss art programs, so that there's a way for artists to show proficiency with the components without just showing pretty pictures.

It seemed this is also to have some kind of alternative to university degrees, esp. for self-taught people or dropouts.

Really enjoy Tatica's talk and her idea for a design/art academy/certificate for libre artists/designers @libregraphicsmeeting source

So interesting talk by Ana Isabel and Ricardo Lafuente ❤️ terminology is indeed important!

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All schools in #Kerala / #India will switch to #FreeSoftware: "More than Rs 3,000-crore savings, we feel the key advantage of going for free OS is the ability to study, share, edit and publish without restrictions. In the education sector, this dissemination value is more crucial than costs", says Anjali Krishnan. financialexpress.com/industry/ #education #OpenSource

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