I’ve been working on a new feature in the Picklets app which makes it easy to swipe quickly through all the panels of a picklet – from the cover to author bio. It’s not finished, but I like showing things that aren’t finished. There are so many of them to choose from.
Had a happy day of coding on the couch here in Arnhem, integrating Jim Dovey’s AQGridView, as used in the excellent Kobo ebook reader for iPhone and iPad. Yesterday I wasn’t sure how much of this I would be writing myself. Very pleased to get this far with the iPad interface so quickly;[...]
Prompted by another artist (Thanks, Simon!) claiming and then quickly working up page 3 in the Understanding Picklets Comic Jam, I’ve drawn the first page.
It’s not quite finished but will be the first page of actually-intended-for-publication comic art I’ve drawn. Enjoyed it too.
Please join in the comic jam by downloading the script [...]
This week’s been a bit different.
I decided last weekend that it was time to have some kind of printed non-technical documentation that introduced the concepts of the Picklet Platform. Something that I can hand out to answer the question ‘What’s a picklet?’
I settled on the idea of producing a mini-comic in [...]
Here’s a little post-Christmas teaser for a feature that may eventually make it into the picklet builder; stereoscopic 3D picklets!
You need red/cyan glasses to see the effect, which is messed up a bit by video compression artifacts, but it’s surprisingly effective in the browser.
The source image is a greyscale PNG. [...]
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