Dave Borszich

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Graphite or Pencil Drawing Techniques

Phenomenal Graphite Drawings That Look Like Gorgeous Photographs

The following graphite artworks by Malaysian artist Monica Lee have been created entirely by her own hand. No digital effects, no trickery, no …

Photorealistic Drawings Created with Thin Layers of Graphite Dust Brushed on Paper

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based artist Melissa Cooke dusts thin layers of graphite onto paper with a dry brush to create astonishingly lifelike portraits that investigate the relationship between photography, performance, and drawing. She demonstrates this multifaceted exploration in <i>Plunge</i> …

Ingenious giant phone case makes one-hand usage a snap

Although initially subject to some mockery when first introduced, the larger-sized phone -- 5.5 inches and above -- is now par for the course. For better or for worse, big screens are here to stay.<p>They do have their benefits -- they wouldn't have caught on if they didn't -- but they also bring …

Create a more secure iPhone passcode with special characters

Sure, you’ve got Touch ID set up on your iPhone 6, but you’ll still need a passcode to keep your iPhone secure. If you have an older iPhone without Touch ID, or your fingerprint isn’t recognized for any reason, you’ll need to fall back on a passcode.<p>If you want to make your passcode even more …

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This Surprising Trait Can Get You Fired at Apple

There’s one thing that will make or break you at Apple: cultural fit.<p>In an exclusive interview with <i>Fortune</i> published Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook …

US accused of 'abomination' after refusing visa for Mexican heart transplant patient

In latest embarrassment for President Barack Obama over immigration Jose Chua Lopez, 20, says his "world has fallen down" after he is twice refused a visa to get a heart and liver transplant in the US<p>A young Mexican man in urgent need of a heart and liver transplant has twice been refused a visa by …

Make Room for the Car: 7 Easy DIY Garage Organizers

The garage is more than a place to park the car. It is a storage space for lawn tools, sports equipment, and off-season supplies, and it often houses …

Photorealistic Graphite Drawing Pays Tribute to M.C. Escher

South African artist Jono Dry produces amazingly detailed large-scale pencil drawings that merge surrealism with a touch of realism. The completely self-taught artist is continually inspired by images and objects in his daily life. Using just graphite on paper or board, he produces powerfully …

DVYZE on Twitter: ""Flesh" by Cath Riley // #graphite #drawing #art http://t.co/TgVa1p9upK"

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Beautifully Detailed Graphite Drawings Blur Lines of Reality

At first glance, it seems like these images might be fuzzy photographs. However, upon closer inspection, the graphite strokes of artist Ethan Murrow reveal themselves in the form of various shades of gray. The Boston-based artist often finds his inspiration from still imagery collected from …

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New Intricately Detailed Graphite Drawings by Joe Fenton

London-based artist Joe Fenton continues to mesmerize us with his skilled hand and imaginative mind at work on the latest addition to his ongoing series titled <i>The Landing</i>. The artist has just recently completed the second and biggest panel of his large-scale triptych. The first two of his …

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Check out Apple’s killer 2015 Grammy Awards ad

Ahead of last night’s 57th annual Grammy Awards, Apple debuted a brand new iPad commercial called “Change,” showing just how easy it is to record music on the iPad.<p>Featuring Swedish singer Elliphant, Los Angeles-based producer Gaslamp Killer, and English DJ Riton, the ad shows all three remixing …

What Habits Are Best for Creativity?

When I tell people that I’ve been working on <i>Better Than Before</i>, my book about habit change, many people ask, “What habits are best for creativity? …

How To Be More Creative Right Now

When you’re feeling uninspired, forcing creativity feels like spinning wheels. These tips can get you back to rolling, quickly.<p>To some, creativity is an elusive muse who rarely graces us with her presence. To others, she’s a best friend who stops by all the time to play and hang out. Either way, …

3 Secrets of Radical Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Want truly breakthrough ideas? You need to look to a true genius for inspiration.<p>If you need just a little boost to your creative thinking, academic research on how to generate more ideas might do the trick. But when you're looking for truly radical innovations, your best bet is to look to a truly …

How to Become a Creative Genius

KimRoach<p>Read full profile<p>When we measure the creativity of young children, virtually all of them will record as being ‘highly creative’. However, …

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You need to be more decisive to produce more creativity

How To Transform Your Problem-Solving And Creativity

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

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Nine of the Best Ways to Boost Creative Thinking

When it comes to creativity, one of our biggest concerns is usually how we can be more creative, or how to come up with better ideas. Research in …

The 18 Habits of Highly Creative People

Share & Inspire Others!<p><b>The Challenge:</b> Some of us think we’re just not the “creative type”. <b><br>The Science:</b> There is no “type.” <b></b>Creativity comes about in …

Creativity

Make a Plaque (Laser Inking Anodized Aluminum)

Introduction: Make a Plaque (Laser Inking Anodized Aluminum)<p>About: Hi, I'm a new media artist, interactive designer, and developer. I'm currently an …

Hearty Chicken Tortilla Soup

Introduction: Hearty Chicken Tortilla Soup<p>About: Let's skip the pretentious titles. At present, I am a paper pusher for a manufacturing plant. In the …

Food Preservation

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Your Guide To ‘Serial,’ The True Crime Podcast Everyone Is Freaking Out About Right Now

If you’ve spent any substantial amount of time on the Internet in the past week or so, or spent any substantial amount of time with anyone who has, you’ve probably been introduced to <i>Serial</i>, the new <i>This American Life</i> sister podcast that is taking the world by storm. Created by longtime <i>TAL</i> producer …

Mormons confront uncomfortable history of church founder's polygamy

When Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, received a revelation in about 1831 in which he was commanded by God to break the law and take multiple wives, he at first resisted. He knew that if he embraced polygamy he would be castigated for it.<p>But then between 1834 and 1842 an angel came down …

How to Fix That Mess in Your Toolbox

Introduction: How to Fix That Mess in Your Toolbox<p>Remember when you had to find a wrench and after looking for an hour you finally found it- in the …

Basics #2

Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2014<p>Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy …