New Media – the story behind my new creative intention

  Notes from the video: Hello, That’s me in my studio, and I’m here to present some images and talk about my work. I’m going to start off talk about my trditional work. I’m inspired by nature and the study of it – biology, chemistry, physics and math. The natural variety is represented in the…

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What is new media?

Click below to play the Podcast My notes for this podcast: Welcome to the 5th edition of Adventures in Creative Communication. My name is Mitra Cline and I’m your host – this Tuesday, August 7th 2012 – a cool night here in Santa Barbara California and – As always – I’m here to keep your…

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get better vision and more free time

High resolution monitors People like things “Sharp” and “Clear” and it’s why we go to the optometrist. It’s important, especially if your a designer, to have the best vision possible because it’s hard to create sharp images if you can’t see the detail. Updating to a high resolution monitor is like getting a new pair of glasses. According this…

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My first live video feed with ustream! Wild birds enjoy the waterhole…

This outdoor water feature attracts lots of bird. It’s fun to watch – so why not setup a web camera and commune with nature from my comupter desk? I’ve seen yellow birds, brown birds, and hummingbirds. I’ve got a quick guide of local birds and I think they might be  Hutton’s Vireo, Wilson’s Warbler, Lesser…

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Podcast experiment, approved and in iTunes

I’ve been working out the process of how to create a podcast. I’m still in the learning phase, but I’ve manged to get the feed into the iTunes store! This was a successful experiment, but I decided to focus on video and discontinue the podcast.

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Update weekend! CS6, Creative Cloud and Lion

I just finished adding memory, installing a 2TB hard drive, installing the Lion Mac operating system, and CS6 Adobes ‘Creative Cloud’. Hopefully this is the last major reconstruction I’ll need on this machine. The new set up should keep this workspace current with frequent smaller updates. I often doodle with the Adobe Ideas app on…

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Camera Awesome by SmugMug and new shadowbox paintings

SmugMug is a great photo website and It’s no surprise they have made a great app for the iPhone too. My favorite feature is the crop to golden ratio feature – but every feature is nice 🙂 You can learn more here – http://www.awesomize.com/ I took some photos of the new shadowbox paintings and adjusted…

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My blog, 2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 8,000 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

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My StumbleUpon expirament, wow, how did I get so many views so quickly?

I recently read this article about how great StumbleUpon is for page views and such. I enjoy StumbleUpon myself, and go browse content when I’m looking to be entertained. The stats in the infographic seemed worth an experiment, so I submitted some of my own web pages to see what would happen. It’s reporting a…

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