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April 2021 Recap

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This month was kind of slow. I got different mini-projects out (which is always fun) and did a bunch of CSS drawings and cartoons. Maybe next month I'll play a little bit more with 3D CSS again... we'll see.

Here are some of the things I did during April 2021:

Tech Things

CSS The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

An illustration of The Wizard of Oz's main characters done just using clip-path in CSS.

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CSS Farmer

A cartoon of a farmer done with CSS.

Humans are allergic to change

One of the few small animations I did this month (the others are more tongue-in-cheek). And a video of the coding process

CSS Pirate

One more CSS illustration, this time a cartoon of a pirate. There's a more interesting animated version thanks to Temani Afif.

Non-Tech Things

I asked for suggestions of graphic novels on Twitter and ended up with three recommendations that I read and enjoyed (the first three from the list):

Title Author Style
Nimona Noelle Stevenson Fantasy
Slaughterhouse-Five: The Graphic Novel Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North & Albert Monteys Graphic Novel
DUNE: The Graphic Novel, Book 1 James Tynion IV & Werther Dell'Edera Graphic Novel
The Hero Code Admiral William H. McRaven Biography
The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath Novel
Kick-Ass Mark Millar & John Romita Jr. Graphic Novel

Apart from the graphic novels, I read The Hero Code (a book in the style of Make Your Bed by the same author, but not quite there) and The Bell Jar (I think because I saw it once on The Simpsons and was curious about reading it).

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