Jason van Gumster

2391 points
Atlanta, GA

Jason van Gumster mostly makes stuff up. He writes, animates, and occasionally teaches, all using open source tools. He's run a small, independent animation studio, wrote Blender For Dummies and GIMP Bible, and continues to blurt out his experiences during a [sometimes] weekly podcast, the Open Source Creative Podcast. Adventures (and lies) at @monsterjavaguns.

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Inkscape Cheat Sheet

Blender Hotkey Cheat Sheet

Inkscape is an incredibly powerful vector graphics program that you can use to draw scaleable illustrations or edit vector artwork that other people have created.

Cheat sheet: Blender

Blender Hotkey Cheat Sheet

Just about every key and key combination can access a feature in Blender. This cheat sheet doesn't list every single one of those, that's been done. Instead, this cheat sheet

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Another application worth the mention for ebooks is Calibre. It's billed as an ebook management program, but it's especially handy for conversions and previews.

Oooh. That's a handy looking little device. A tad expensive for my tastes, though. If I'm rolling my own, I'd personally lean towards using something I already have on hand.