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A Wonderful Art Talk


Vanessa Lemen

I recently had the pleasure of being a part of a really great conversation with Patrick Jones and his crew Melanie and Rachel of Patrick’s ‘The Art Agents’ podcast. We had such a wonderful dialogue about art and life. I really enjoyed it and wanted to share about it here on Muddy Colors as well. The Art Agents podcast is on YouTube and I’ve attached the link here below, if you’d like to check out…

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Easy And Precise Projection Alignment


David Palumbo

June 19, 2024 - I’m going to share a brief tip today on aligning a projected image with your surface when transferring a sketch or image.  The traditional tool for this is called “keystoning” where you adjust the vertical or horizontal perspective distortion of the projector to roughly match your surface.  However, I find this method often imprecise and fiddly and so I use a more custom approach. I’ve made a short video on the topic which you can watch here, or read on and I’ll describe the workflow. https://youtu.be/JKQcxUePYcM?si=W_VU0Dm7sVsEzZO3/oembed First step, this method requires that you have your projector connected to a computer or laptop.  Open your image in your preferred photo editing program and set the view of the image to fill your screen so that it is big but you can still see all edges. Make…

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