Posted on October 29, 2016 by CathyW
Windows 10 is about to go 3D with its Paint programme. The video shows the sorts of things it can do even if it is a bit sugary sweet. The website is better. 3D is where it is all headed and we shall have the tools to do it which will make us think 3D instead of 2D. We are no longer the flat planet even if all our icons and interfaces have gone that way. Bit odd really, but 2D allows for greater speed and delivery and a less cluttered interface. I am looking forward to this update and I have a 3D monitor now so all is good.
Windows 10 Creators Update
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Posted on October 18, 2016 by CathyW
Dr. Isaiah Hankel is
“a Doctor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and has worked extensively as a Fortune 500 consultant in the biotechnology industry and with some of the world’s leading corporations, including Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Roche and Genentech. He has also presented at many of the world’s premier academic institutions, including Harvard University, Stanford University, Oxford University, Cambridge University, The Pasteur Institute and The Curie Institute.”
Dr. Isaiah Hankel
He grew up in rural Idaho and was diagnosed with ADHD and has worked through the challenges of this to become who he is today. He understands what it means to:
3.2 Exhibit exemplary practice and lead colleagues to plan, implement and review the effectiveness of their learning and teaching programs to develop students’ knowledge, understanding and skills.
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
He challenges the internal editor we all have where we are talking ourselves down, criticising ourselves, blocking ourselves. He looks at how to get past that and onto creating so we have something to show and have. He looks at how we need to let go and just do whatever we want to do without fear of criticism or failure. Just doing. He then looks at how you change and shape that into something successful by using constructive criticism, rational thought and reason to ensure you have the best you can do. Drafting is part of his process. He gets rid of the roadblocks to learning, focuses on productivity and then insists you stand back a take a long, hard look at what you have done to ensure it is your best. He achieves because he shares his ideas world wide. He uses social media to share his ideas and to get feedback and ideas for growth but at no stage is he thinking near enough is good enough. The first part of the process where you create freely and uninterruptedly is an unfettered growth phase. The second phase uses your skills and ideas. The third phase is critical thinking and learning how to be even better than you thought you could be. Valuing improvement.
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Posted on August 16, 2016 by CathyW
3D pens are not cheap but you can get starter kits to try them. They will be the next in thing because 3D is the next in thing. People will create 3D images rather than pen and paper ones or paint programme ones. I like this video because it is based on mixed media art and so you can see how all skills can be brought into play. It won’t be long before we have real adepts in 3D pen use. If you want to look at what they can do and have a more detailed review of the sorts of pens available then go to best3dpen.com. It is important to know what features and functionality they have, how to maintain them and what the issues are if there are any. officialrainbowgirl does some good reviews from experience. Knowing whether they clog, run consistently or have heating issues is something you need to determine as much as possible before you purchase one.
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