What Inspires Me: J-Pop

I love J-Pop. This type of music brings me such joy, such warm fuzzy feelings, it makes me feel young, hopeful and, most of all, super happy 🙂

There are a couple of musicians that are my favourite ones, and everytime I watch to their videos I have a sort of Eureka! moment and get a strike of inspiration.

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Creating Patterns With GIMP

I love patterns.

I mean, who doesn’t? They can be classy, fun, playful, monochrome, super colored, and they fit on basically everything, from home decoration, to phone cases, and fashion. Besides, they are easy to be assembled on virtually any graphic editor on the market, and a single motif can be reused several times, with different effects every time!

I mainly work on my Ubuntu Studio machine, therefore I create my patterns with GIMP, my favorite graphic editor: I like the fact that, since this software is available for Linux and Windows, I can create my matrix files on Linux and then re-use them on Windows, and vice-versa.

Let’s see how I use GIMP to create my patterns.

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