Understanding the Pen Tool

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UnderstandingThePenTool

Most drawing applications today have some sort of “pen” tool. This tool is hard to pick up and start using because it doesn’t draw like a brush tool (click and drag to paint). It can work like the Polygon Lasso tool in Photoshop (click points to draw a polygon), but as soon as you click and drag the results can … Read More

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5 Potential Uses for a Raspberry Pi in Church Tech

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RaspberryPi

A Raspberry Pi is basically a $35 computer the size of a credit card. It’s not incredibly powerful or pretty, but it’s made to do small computing tasks hidden away. I’ve seen tutorials from creating homemade AppleTVs and controlling Lego robots, to hosting websites and creating supercomputers. That being said, I thought i would put together a list of things that … Read More

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DMX LED Strip Wall

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DMXLEDStrips

Lately I’ve been diving into LED Strip lighting. What is that? Well, I’m talking about LED lights that come in long strips, usually about 5 meters. They are cuttable every three inches or so, and are controlled as one light, capable of being any combination of red, green, and blue. They come with a silicon casing which transfers the light … Read More

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MIDI in ProVideoPlayer 2: Free Template

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MIDIInPVP2Template

So you’ve already ready my previous two posts, you’ve bought a Korg nanoKontrol2, you’ve remapped all the MIDI Controls to Notes, and set up PVP2 to respond to everything properly, but you’ve realized that it’s going to be hard to either remember all of the cool buttons you’ve made on the fly, or train a host of volunteers. Man, wouldn’t … Read More

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MIDI in ProVideoPlayer 2: Tutorial

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MIDIInPVP2Tutorial

If you haven’t already, please read my previous post on what the heck I am talking about. If you’ve already read it, then what I am about to share will make a whole lot more sense. So, I discovered that MIDI won’t work the way I wanted to do it in PVP2, because of the Control Changes being different than … Read More

Steve StoneMIDI in ProVideoPlayer 2: Tutorial