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Jackson Bates
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Everyone can write poetry, it's not as hard as you think and the benefits are great:
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A detailed look at how the type of sounds you use can add an extra layer of meaning to your poetry. Deep stuff!
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Some thing I wrote about digital citizenship a few months ago.
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Here's the top 10 Gimp shortcut keys guaranteed to improve your workflow and efficiency using free and opensource image editing software. Stick around at the end for the speedy trick that will help you set any shortcut key you want.
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A reading and discussion of 'The Man from Snowy River', requested by Paul O'Mahoney.

This is one of the classic Aussie poems, and everyone should hear it!
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I am bad at Google plus. I keep 'sharing' things privately, only with myself...must learn how to do this properly!!!
Here is the latest video from the Poetry Show for all you poetry geeks :)

In it I explain a little about what similes and metaphors are, what they try to achieve, and most importantly four strategies you can use for coming up with your own fresh metaphors or similes.

This is a great video for beginners and intermediate poets alike! Enjoy!
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I am trying to rescue poetry on YouTube! As part of my re-training to remain an English teacher in Australia, I have obviously had a lot to do with other pre-service teachers. While they all obviously have a range of strengths and weaknesses as beginning…
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In this tutorial we will be modifying our last plug-in. All of the code is the same until we get to setting the direction that the blend tool runs in. We will offer the user the option to have the blend tool come in from the top, left, bottom and right,…
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For our 7th Python-Fu tutorial we are going to make a more complicated plug-on. I made a tutorial for the Lomo effect 4 years ago, and we’re going to automate that. It’s a good idea for you to watch that tutorial first, and maybe even attempt to manually…
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In this tutorial we will take the plug-in we made from the last tutorial, and allow the user to pass their own parameters into the function. The code for this tutorial can be found at: UI Examples and extreme_unsharp_desaturate_options.py. The first thing…
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