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Selling Graphics at iStockphoto – Steps to Respect

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Blue EyesToday I finally applied to sell vectors at iStock Photo, first you have to read their guide for vectors submissions, then you take a simple quiz, after that you are presented to an agreement & invited to submit a JPEG of a government issued ID piece of yours; the last step is to submit three samples of your work, they recommend that you send them diverse styles to give them an idea of your potential.


Pop-Tarts or the Toaster Pastry

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Cat in Pop Tarts BoxI neither knew about Pop Tarts nor about the “Toaster Pastry”, in fact I don’t even have a toaster at home :| Today I was browsing some funny animals pictures & came across the pic on the right with the kitty in the box & was curious about that thing so – as often I do – I asked Wiki …


How to Align an Image using CSS

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

My CSS Logo

Although CSS allows you to do a lot of amazing things with a web page layout, I still think it’s limited, in fact sometimes when I get stuck with some coding dilemma I imagine a new CSS code that can solve it, often I find a regular way to solve it though, sometimes the solution involves breaking some W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) guidelines.


The House of Representatives & the Senate Form the U.S. Congress

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

The House of RepresentativesThis maybe basic information for the U.S. citizen & other more aware of politics news than me, but I have to admit that I never looked closely into this, I always heard about the Congress, the Senate & Senators a bit about the House of Representatives, but only today I managed to link all that rather correctly ..


How to Make a Scatter Brush in Adobe Illustrator

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Custom Scatter BrushToday as I was creating some stuff on AI (Adobe Illustrator, a rather new software for me) I needed some dust effect & for that had to create a custom brush & use it with a path created with the pen tool.


“Janitou” Film is Named: Aa Gale Lag Jaa!

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

This morning when I installed WordPress, had no idea about the first topic & didn’t imagine I’d talk about an Indian movie, but here I am, I guess I might write about even stranger topics later ..

So, the most known Bollywood film in Algeria I always knew as “Janitou” has in fact “Aa Gale Lag Jaa” as title which seems to mean “Come and Embrace me”; the movie was out in 1973 imagine? I was kid when I watched it in the 80s & only remember a disabled kid named “Janitou” (dunno his real name), there’s also a song in the movie everybody knows as “Janitou” (most popular Hindi song here) its real name is “Tera Mujh Se Hain Pehle Ka Nata Koi”, everybody likes & sings “Janitou” even the younger who never watched the movie, I found the video on Youtube, hope you enjoy it :D