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Published: Tues Feb 14 2017 12:00:00 GMT

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A Valentine for my Friends

Tues Feb 14 2017

This morning, about an hour ago - I was wondering, how can I prepare a Valentine for my Friends? Without a clear idea except that I would want to use roses, I went to work. Now, before I describe that process, do you pick up on the fact that I'm assuming Valentine's Day is NOT just intended for married couples and others in the throes of romantic love. There are a number of kinds of love, and singles should be able to celebrate today too, even just simple friendship love. . . . MORE



Design a Valentine on Your Computer

Tues Feb 14 2017

Would you like to learn how to design a valentine on your computer? No art skills required. Just some dogged patience as you learn to use the free software. I use GIMP (Graphical Image Manipulation Program), an open-source software, which means FREE. But I couldn't quickly find a heart shape, so I opened up Libre-Office (my FREE word-processing program, which is like MS Word, so this should work in Word as well). . . . . . . MORE



What it Takes to Lean to Do Computer Art

Tues Feb 14 2017

Mainly, what it takes to learn to do computer art, is plenty of patience, a relaxed but alert mind, and lots of time. I'm sure you could pay somewhere for an intensive graphic arts course, but as I indicated above, all the software you need is available to you online for free. Just download and install them. Then try them out, and when you get stuck, go online to . . . .MORE