Remember Spirograph—the drawing toy that let you use rotating discs and templates to make geometric art? We sure do—but with a hint of sadness, because we could rarely keep the discs perfectly stable for a whole drawing. Now Nathan Friend has developed Inspirograph, which re-creates the experience digitally: it’s like Spirograph, with better control (and a whole color picker’s worth of ink colors). And it is a lot of fun. Play with Inspirograph (and don’t miss the gallery of others’ creations!).
Want to turn something on YouTube into a GIF, but don’t want to futz with downloading third-party apps or digging around for an online converter? Here’s a handy trick: just add ‘gif’ to the beginning of the URL.
Then set the GIF length in seconds using the slider and and hit enter. Here’s an example I made. (via: Techcrunch )
Canva extremely complete program that helps to include hundreds of designs and images easily, although in this case it is necessary registration. We can make truly spectacular work, accessing resources designed for professionals from around the world.
The Heart Locket design is a heart-shaped locket, which opens to reveal whatever you choose to put in it – perhaps two photos of you and your beloved, or a photo and a message. Great for Valentine’s day and anniversaries.
A virtual tour of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103) at the Kennedy Space Center during its last mission, STS-133. Its final destination is the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Arrival is planned for April 17, 2012.