This short piece has been written for the November 2018 Blog Battle. To find out more click the link: https://rachaelritchey.com/2018/11/08/blogbattle-educate/ The word for the month is EDUCATE. SOL670 Olympus Colony: "Colony Log Commander James O'Neill: NASA are sending me a priority message on the secure comms channel in about five minutes. I'm not sure what to... Continue Reading →
Hi there bloggies - happy Monday! Ok - let me get this out of the way now... sorry. I said I had a few things to post and all I can do is apologise becasue I ran out of week. The way things are going I'm likely to run out of week this week too!... Continue Reading →
NASA Had High-Res Images of the Moon in the '60s, So Why Couldn't We See Them? | @curiositydotcom https://curiosity.com/topics/nasa-had-high-res-images-of-the-moon-in-the-60s-so-why-couldnt-we-see-them-curiosity?utm_source=androidapp
Hi there bloggies! Here we and the Planet Simon blog orbit completes another trip around the blogoshpere.What's new this week - well it's mixed. In terms of what went up on my blog - not a lot, I posted some space stuff on Friday just because but apart from that not much.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has helped scientists get a better idea of the size of 'Oumuamua — the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system. Source: NASA Learns More About Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua No ownership claimed on images or materials: Credit NASA
An international team of researchers, including a NASA glaciologist, has discovered a large meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than a half-mile of ice in northwest Greenland.
A great post from Rebecca on using Gimp to create fantasy maps.
At the end of September, I put up online a map (see below) I had created for my WIP fantasy series Graceborn. I was touched by everyone’s enthusiasm for my map, and I received a LOAD of questions about how I made it! So here it is—the post I promised on how to make a map like mine.
First off, a preliminary note: the program I used is called GIMP (more details below). This post is not a step-by-step guide on how to use GIMP, because there are WAY better sources of information out there on that. I have included one such video tutorial in this post, which I relied upon heavily while creating my map, and you might find useful. Anyway, I hope you enjoy this, and I’d love to hear from you if you make your own fantasy maps!!
Step 1 – Sketch your map…
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Hi there bloggies! Here we and the Planet Simon blog orbit completes another trip around the blogoshpere. I don't know about you guys but the impending sight of the end of 2018 is bringing all kind of business and stuff that's making spare time hard to find. I'm trying to ignore Christmas but this is... Continue Reading →
As my regular bloggies know I've been messing about with art work for over a year now and with this I've been sketching out ideas and transferring them to digital and doing fun things. But I've also wanted to improve my sketching. So I've looked on Youtube on how to draw the human face and... Continue Reading →