Image Resolution Question

I had a question about resolution in KaleidoPaint this morning (reprinted below). If KP exports at 72 DPI, how do you get a good quality print, let’s say 300 DPI?

An excellent question, and one concept that is not easily understood. But once you get it, it will stick with you for your whole artist’s career.

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KaleidoPaint iPad App Help

A new version of KaleidoPaint has arrived. Here you will find:

  1. A link to the side by side comparison of the new features vs. previous
  2. Jeff’s List of upgrades for V3.0
  3. Many youtube videos about tessellations
  4. Skillshare classes on the different symmetry groups
  5. Help files on previous versions
  6. Drawing a tessellation in each symmetry group
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Hiking Season, hiker tessellations

From initial first lines to final print, with a funny twist at the end. A video, a short one, showing you the first two lines required to draw a most simple nested shape tessellation. It’s easy to draw tessellations if you have an iPad, the free KaleidoPaint App from the iTunes store and the magic sentence to get you started, one simple trick for each symmetry method.

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Rubber Ducky tessellation

The Complete Rubber Ducky Collection — 18 tessellations!

The Complete Rubber Ducky Collection: a series of tessellations, eighteen of them, covering the complete range of classic tessellation symmetry groups, plus Elvis! All of these rubber ducky tessellations, all eighteen, were crafted and refined, in the space of fourteen days, from May 24, 2021, to the sixth of June. Quite a feat for me. When creativity is in the air sprinkled with intuition, follow the flow and take advantage of it, good things can happen. Where does this topic originate you ask? I have a rubber ducky on the handlebar of my bike. It squeaks and has flashy disco lights.

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Decker Sleeps tessellation by Francine Champagne, ©2018 with highlighted single

A Dozen Cat #tessellations

Lots of reasons to celebrate!

  • A dozen cat tessellations, created between 1988—2018.
  • Post #150 on my tessellation blog.
  • A new year, 2018, year of the dog. Let’s entertain them. What better way to entertain a dog, than dangle a cat in front of it. Just kidding.
  • 10,000 hits on this site, just a few weeks ago.
  • My first tessellation ever, was drawn by hand 30 years past, January 1988.

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