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New Global Artistic Network

Posted on Mar 29, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Shawn Olson Artistic Network changes direction with launch of new global arts directory. I've now separated the open artist enrollment of my site to a new site.

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global, arts, directory

Dots

Printable Dots Sheets for Children
Posted on Dec 6, 2012 | Last Updated Dec 6, 2012

Printable Dots game. Also includes instructions on playing this classic pen-and-paper game.

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dots, game, printable, instructions

Apache Mod Rewrite and PHP

Posted on Jul 8, 2009 | Last Updated Aug 13, 2013

How to check if Apache's mod_rewrite module is installed on your server directly inside your PHP script.

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apache, mode_rewrite, module, php, apache_get_modules

Tone Curve

Posted on Feb 22, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Tone Curve tutorial: how to use the Tone Curve function to edit a photo or graphic to bring out the optimum color and brightness.

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tone curve, tonal values, image correction, corel photo-paint, photopaint, photo editing, brightness, tutorial

Photographing People

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Tips on portrait photography and the challenges of photographing human subjects.

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how-to, shoot, portraits, photographing, people

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education

The Dreaded -1.#IND

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 | Last Updated Jun 5, 2015

A solution for DOT products of two normals that result in -1.#IND when passed to acos().

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maxscript, geometry, trigonometry, -1.#IND

Master Web Designers Website

Posted on Dec 2, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

The new hub of professional website development has been launched.

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master web designers, website design

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Posted on Jan 22, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2011

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is the most powerful, cost-effective imaging bundle for the professional designer.

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coreldraw graphics suite, corel, photo-paint, imaging software, image editing, layout, design, graphics

Unsharp Mask - Remove Blur from Digital Photos

Posted on Feb 22, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Many high-end digital cameras soften images. Sometimes the photographer wants the detail back.

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unsharp mask, sharpen soft image, digital photo editing, photography tips
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