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Grokking the Gimp

I'm not an artistic sort. My drawing abilities barely exceed stick figures, my color sense is awful, and even though my own aunt was my 7th grade Art teacher, she still had to give me a "D". I think she thought that I couldn't have been trying very hard- after all, her very own grandfather was the designer of the murals in the Lincoln Memorial, the artist who designed the original National Geographic Magazine cover that ran for so many years and other notable works- and the talent ran strongly in most of his descendants, including my own father and my siblings. They all could draw anything- perhaps not well enough to cause you to gasp in admiration, but more than well enough that you knew what they drew. But not I.



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