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« on: October 12, 2004 07:39:00 PM »

A friend of mine (a computer science major) sent me this link, and I'm hooked.

http://www.penguinhosting.net/~jpeck/Grappa/GrappaWH_White/

Basically, the screen loads white, but when you left-click and drag, you draw these amazingly beautiful, pypnotic patterns. (Right-clicking clears the screen so you can start again.)

I am desperately trying to think of something crafty to do with this, because I'm sure that something this pretty must have some kind of application... But even if it doesn't, it's fun and soothing to play around with --- so enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2004 07:40:37 PM »

hun, you're just terrible!  now I'l never get any work done!   Wink
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2004 08:53:19 PM »

now I'l never get any work done!   Wink


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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2004 09:12:01 PM »

I put this site in my AIM profile...I can't be selfish with this great link!!! Thanks so much  Grin I have another excuse to play on the computer (as if I needed another one, hehehe)

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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2004 10:07:39 PM »

oh my gosh that is so much fun!!!! really addictive.
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2004 07:49:41 AM »

Can you print the screen and make an iron on for a t-shirt? 
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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2004 10:29:02 AM »

Can you print the screen and make an iron on for a t-shirt? 

I was thinking of something like that... I've been taking screenshots of various patterns.

Have you tried doing cursive writing with it? Looks really neat! I'm playing around with it as lettering for CD covers (for the mix-CD swap, perhaps) and that sort of thing. Or maybe a really high-tech-looking Christmas card...
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2004 11:10:06 AM »

i just printed out my t-shirt transfer.  i'm so excited.  thank you so much.  this will be great for all of my friends who whine all the time about how they can't draw.
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« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2004 10:27:27 PM »

Wow. That is so much fun.
When you do random swirls, does that remind anyone else of primary school science experiments involving food colouring being dropped into water?
So, so much fun.
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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2004 03:42:44 AM »

Oh man, the rest of them rock even more!!

http://www.penguinhosting.net/~jpeck/Grappa/
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