Maciej Wołosz

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Speed up your workflow: 10 best Illustrator plug-ins to try for free

Adobe Illustrator might be the most powerful vector application around, but it doesn’t always provide the exact functionality you need. One easy way …

Webcomics Wednesday: No Audience

Pretty much all of the webcomics you and I know are at least moderately successful. They might not be bringing in enough money for the creator to …

Art therapy has helped me defeat the voices that tell me I'm not good enough to be alive

<b>In honor of World Mental Health Day, we’re highlighting stories from voices that deserve to be heard. These voices remind us that we are not alone.</b> …

Poland's parliament rejects near-total ban on abortion after protests

Proposals that would have limited terminations to cases where mother’s life is in danger rejected by 352 votes to 58<p>Poland’s parliament has overwhelmingly rejected plans for a near-total ban on abortions after protests by tens of thousands of women, marking an embarrassing setback for the …

When Freud Meets With Pop Culture Characters, Things Get Heavy (and Hilarious) Fast

Cartoonist Lee Gatlin regularly posts hilarious comics on his Tumblr, including a series of comics where Freud listens to the emotional woes of …

How I Turned a Bunch of Drawings into iOS 10 Sticker Packs

What happens when you tell artists they can make sticker packs for iOS 10 Messages easily? They do, and I took that as an invitation, so I went …

Learn how to make comic books with this free online course

Attention wannabe comics creators: Here’s your chance to learn from a professional for free.<p>The California College of the Arts is offering a no-cost …

JD Salinger's house to open up for cartoonist residency

The reclusive author’s New Hampshire former home is being offered as a workspace for young artists after it was bought by illustrator Harry Bliss<p>Fans of the reclusive author JD Salinger, who also happen to have a penchant for art – and and four-wheel drives – are in for a treat as the former home …

Video Game Screenshots As Art (Or Wallpaper)

Andy Cull, a screenshot artist we’ve featured before on <i>Kotaku</i>, has recently put together a gallery containing some of the best shots he’s taken in …

Asus ROG GX800VH review - the world's most powerful gaming laptop?

Asus reckons that the ROG GX800VH could well be the most powerful consumer-level laptop in the world - and I it may well be right. The spec on this …

We Asked Comic Artists About Their Weirdest Drawing Requests

Don't be "that guy" at a convention.<p>When you mention Comic-Con to most people they think of the big yearly event in San Diego overflowing with cosplayers, big celebrity guests, and predictable superhero movie announcements. The actual comic books—you know, the namesake of the event—have taken a …

How to Create a Hand-Lettering Textured Poster in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingAre you a coffee lover with a passion for beautiful fonts and hand-lettering? Follow this tutorial to create a beautiful …

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Hardworking, ticked off, driven by rage and anxiety: The Oatmeal isn’t who you think he is

Seattle’s Matthew Inman makes no apologies for his hilarious and twisted comic.

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Blair Witch teaser trailers find more terrifying footage

Don’t be surprised if the looks of terror on the faces of the actors in the new found footage horror sequel <i>Blair Witch</i> (out Sept. 16) seem …

'Mythica VR' is a Dream Come True for Dungeons & Dragons Fans

If you asked me what my ideal VR game would be, my answer might sound a lot like the premise for <i>Mythica VR</i>, an upcoming VR game that just launched …

Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

<b>A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever.</b><p>Gorillas, rhinoceroses, …

Microsoft and Wacom team up to create an ultimate stylus that works on all PCs

Microsoft’s new Windows Ink platform was probably the biggest feature coming in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, but one big piece of news was left out of the keynote presentation at Build 2016: Microsoft and Wacom are partnering to create a new ‘universal’ stylus than can work on all pen-enabled …

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Ico's Graveyard Was More Than Nightmare Fuel

In video games, graveyards usually spell trouble. <i>Ico</i> didn’t disappoint.<p>This year, part of my backlog clearing strategy is to play games in series …

The Superbook Kickstarter campaign concludes with nearly $3 million in funding; now it’s time to deliver

Much hype has surrounded Andronium’s recent attempts at making a laptop dock q for Android smartphones. The idea was simple – this shell uses your smartphone’s power and Andronium OS to offer a computing experience that may be enough to replace a traditional laptop. The team took the concept to …

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This Comic Masterclass Takes on the Art of Character Introduction

The first four pages of this comic teach you everything you need to know about establishing characters.<p>This week’s webisode of Strip Panel Naked—a mini masterclass in the art and theory of comic books by Hass Otsmane-Elhaou—deals with introducing and establishing characters. “We're looking at how …

These are the two most powerful gaming laptops in the world right now

Most of those gaming laptops will come with the standard single graphics processor, or GPU — and for about 99% of you, that will totally suffice. But some of you out there want <i>two</i> GPUs, otherwise known as an "SLI" arrangement.<p>If you're one of those who asked, ye have received. Asus and Origin have …

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The violent Japanese witchcraft anime coming back to life

If you haven’t seen <i>Belladonna of Sadness</i>, it’s hard to believe it even exists. On paper, it looks like a cruel joke or a satire of first-year film student wankery: An experimental rape-revenge jazz musical anime so psychedelic it makes <i>The Yellow Submarine</i> look like <i>Steamboat Willie</i>? A deal with …

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Spooky Campfire Tales

<b>The Babysitter</b><p>A teen-age girl is babysitting in a big house at the end of the block. After putting the baby to sleep, she settles in on the couch to watch some TV. She turns on a sitcom and watches an overweight man in his forties talk with a thin, beautiful young woman in a kitchen. Another young …

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Most Haunted's Derek Acorah pokes fun at his ghost hunting career

Derek Acorah might hunt ghosts for a living - but even he knows when to call in the experts.<p>The Most Haunted star, who describes himself as a spirit …

Why Intel's new Kaby Lake processors won't make your computer much faster

Apple's new MacBook Pro is an eye-catching new computer. So are Microsoft's new Surface Studio and upgraded Surface Book. But none of them use Intel's latest processors.<p>Is that a big deal? Not as much as you'd think. Here's our explainer from August on what "Kaby Lake" really means for your next PC.<p>…

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Lucid Dream Tulpa

<b>Chris in Canada wrote in to tell of his bizarre encounter:</b><p>“I had an encounter early this morning that I would like to share with your listeners. I …

Flash Memory Summit Keynotes Outline The Future Of Solid State Storage

The 2016 Flash Memory Summit brought about the introduction of several new products and initiatives by the flash memory industry during keynote talks from Seagate, Samsung, Toshiba and Western Digital and 10 other companies. These included flash for archiving, very large SSDs, new flash memory …

Ghost Hunters investigate unsettled spirits at The Whitney in Detroit

Tonight on Ghost Hunters – Jason Hawes and his TAPS team head to Detroit as they investigate paranormal activity at The Whitney restaurant.<p>The well …