31 Words and Phrases You No Longer Need in 2017

Language is always evolving. We need to find better ways, more unique ways of communicating if we want our signal to rise above the noise. —- Close your eyes. Imagine words as people in an office setting. The verbs scurry about, active and animated, getting things done. The adjectives and adverbs…


Yeah, there’s an app for that. —- Like Shazam for artworks, Magnus helps you find out about a piece of art you see and like.

The Fallacy of Multitasking

There is no such thing as multi-tasking. It’s a myth. You might end up doing more shit, but you do it badly. Focus on one thing and do that thing. —- Ever tried to wash dishes and clothes at the same time? Multitasking in the entrepreneurial realm is a bit like that.

This app turns your iPad into a sketch board for your Mac

I’ve used this, but eventually deleted it. I might try it again, though. I think it was the latency that threw me. —- There are a ton of fun sketching apps for the iPad, but none of them offer the power of some drawing tools that you’ll find on the desktop. Today, a small developer […]

Sketch Things Better with the 7 Ways of Seeing

As artists, it’s often how we see the world that shapes our work. Realism is a choice we make. The kind of realism forms the basis of what we call style. —- When you draw an object, you understand it in a whole new way.

Gripping Tutorials on How to Draw Hands | Maca is Rambling

I was born without the second thumb joint, the one closest to the palm (on both hands, so it’s a mutation not the result of an accident or something like that). It makes me a bad hand model, but does make it easy to do the Boy Scout salute. —- Learn how to draw hands […]

Knowing a Little of Everything Is Often Better Than Having One Expert Skill

I like the term bricoleur. It isn’t jack of all trades master of none, it’s jack of all trades master of many. Having a broad skill set gives you a unique perspective. —- Creativity and innovation seems to flow from dedication to a particular type of work, but productivity and ideas blog the 99u noticed […]