Monthly Archives: October 2019

Draw an image spiral in C#

This example lets you draw image spirals similar to the one shown above. This example lets you draw image spirals similar to the one shown above. It’s mostly just for fun, although it does include a useful exercise in graphics … Continue reading

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Draw an improved heartagram in C#

My previous post Draw a heartagram in C# uses a smooth curve to draw the curved part of a heartagram. The result is pretty good, but if you look closely you’ll see that its edges curve in to the shape’s … Continue reading

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Draw a heartagram in C#

The heartagram is a symbol created by vocalist Ville Valo and used by the band HIM. I’m not particularly a fan, but I think the heartagram shape is interesting so I wanted to make one with a C# program. The … Continue reading

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Connect two line segments with a circular arc in C#

Recently I wanted to make a circular arc that connected two line segments. The .NET DrawCurve method lets you connect points with a smooth curve relatively easily, but the curve is a spline and not a circular arc. (I’ll post … Continue reading

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Crop images to specific sizes in C#

Sometimes I need to crop images to specific sizes or aspect ratios. For example, the following list shows some recommended image sizes for Google Business. Profile image – 250×250 pixels Cover photo – 1080×608 pixels Shared images – 497×373 pixels … Continue reading

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Draw on top of a background image in C#

Drawing on a background image is actually very easy. It seems to be a common question on the internet, however, so I decided to make this example. This example draws on a background image in two ways. If you just … Continue reading

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Make a Word document with one picture on each page in C#

This example shows how you can make a program create a Word document that contains a picture on each page. Before you start writing code, open the Add References dialog, click on the COM tab, and add a reference to … Continue reading

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