Chameleon pointillism / stippling drawingArt

by admin on January 3, 2012 with 0 comments

Pointillism (aka stippling) has always had a special place in my artistic heart. Although exuberantly time consuming it is also quite neat to watch a drawing develop from dots. After being inspired by my friend and fellow graphic designer I embarked on this spotty expedition over the new year weekend. I’m guessing that this drawing …

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The Pomodoro wayLife

by admin on December 31, 2011 with 0 comments

My friend recently told me about this time management tool called the Pomodoro. Yes, the tomato. Essentially what you do is work hard for a certain period of time (ie. 25 minutes) then take a 5 minute break. You end up being more productive and focused. He wrote a really great post on this, check …

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Childrens portraitArt

by admin on December 30, 2011 with 0 comments

I’ve been wanting to do some drawings for a while but never seem to be able to ‘get into it’. I have realized that I can get into it when I’m doing the drawing for someone else or if it has a purpose. This christmas I decided to make something extra special for my friend …

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Ira Glass wisdomLife

by admin on December 27, 2011 with 0 comments

  Ira Glass is an awesome host of a radio show called This American Life. I often listen to him at work while slaving away in photoshop. There are stories that range from corruption to the first time you did something to happy topics. I can definitely say I am in those inital years and …

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Harmless weapons: Kyle BeanDesign

by admin on December 23, 2011 with 0 comments

Kyle bean is a wicked designer who made a series of “weapons” that are harmless. Each item is made to look like a deadly weapong that would normally cause a lot of harm but is actually harmless on closer inspection. Can you think of anything that could be made into a harmless weapon? I particularly …

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Secret doorwaysDesign, House & Home

by admin on December 21, 2011 with 0 comments

I’ve always wanted a place I could go to just be. It would be simple and plain with white pillows and white walls. It would be my place of zen. Maybe one day I can build one in my house?  

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Fishies!Life

by admin on December 9, 2011 with 0 comments

Found this awesome little fish thing. Click on the screen and they’ll swim over and eat the little spots!

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