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My hero: William Steig by Jon Klassen

There's no copying Steig, no map to follow. The only common thread I can find in his stories and illustrations is a gentle, empathetic voice saying: 'Just keep going. You'll figure it out'<p>William Steig is a mystery to me. Most of the time, when you find someone whose work you admire so much, the …

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iPad App of the Week: SpeakaZoo

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to …

A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Original LEGO ‘Ghostbusters’ Set Design and the Final Product

Environment artist and level designer Brent Waller recently received a finished version of his <i>Ghostbusters</i> 30th Anniversary project that passed LEGO …

Every Nintendo And Super Nintendo Game Title Screen

These are two videos featuring every title screen for every game made for the Nintendo and Super Nintendo, in alphabetical order. The Nintendo one is …

How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’

When 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen had trouble fitting in at middle school, she looked to a popularity guide from 1951 for answers. Read an excerpt …

Review: ArtStudio for iPad

<b>ArtStudio</b> for iPad is an indispensable app for a wide range of artistic practices. Its accessibility, comprehensiveness, and wide-open capabilities inspired me to make images for the first time in decades. The app is marketed for sketching, painting, and photo editing purposes, but it is flexible …

Bridge - Creative Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Bridge comes with bundled plugins. For details on how bundled plugins work, please refer to this article: …

The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

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Watercolor Painting Tips for Beginners

Many people shy away from using watercolor because they fear that it is too difficult to control. While it is true that watercolor is a medium that …

Tutorials

Recycled Skateboard Sculpture Art

Artist: Haroshi<p>Haroshi makes his art pieces recycling old broken skateboard decks.<p>Hand<p>Giant Wheel with real skateboard wheels as Bearings.<p>Shark<p>Guitar …

16 Video Tutorials To Learn Photoshop CC’s New Features

The most recent version of Adobe products, called Creative Cloud (CC), was released in summer 2013, but is available only as a monthly subscription. …

Tutorials

10 of the Biggest, Most Challengingly Awesome Lego Sets You Can Kill a Weekend Building (list)

In order to compile a list of the biggest and most challenging Lego sets, it was necessary to narrow down the criteria. First, the sets have to be …

LEGO Producing A Ghostbusters Set (Ecto-1 And Minifigs)

Remember Brent Waller's (aka Orion Pax) insanely detailed Ghostbusters headquarters LEGO build? Well after consideration on their CUUSO website, LEGO …

Official Look At The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 LEGO Set

This are the first official images of the new Ghostbusters LEGO set. It looks like a fun one. It'll be released in June for around $50. Released …

$200, Feb 1st: Details On The New LEGO Simpsons Set

Remember the leaked pics of the new LEGO Simpsons set? Well here are the actual details. Per official press release and not the bullshit my cat made …

Essential Creative Wisdom From Ron Howard, Guillermo Del Toro, Joss Whedon, And 9 Others

When it comes to making things, there’s a lot to be said for relying on intuition. Some of the greatest creative work ever made has been the result of people simply feeling their way through a project to figure out what works best. At the same time, there’s a reason so many artists undergo informal …

Joss Whedon

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Heartwarming Photos of a New Baby Gorilla and Her Doting Grandmother

Recently, the San Francisco Zoo welcomed a new member to their family and she's as cute as can be. Though her mother Nneka is doing fine, the adorable 5-month-old gorilla named Kabibe (or “little lady” in Swahili) is being carefully cared for by her grandmother named Bawang who has assumed the role …

Cute

​Outstanding Fake Beans Commercial Stars Horrifying Space Monster

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Digital Art

Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

Pencil by 53 is the perfect stylus accessory for artists and doodlers

Pencil is a new stylus by 53, who is also responsible for the wildly popular iPad sketching app, Paper. Don't be fooled though, as Pencil isn't your …

Lamps Made From Clothespins by Crea-re Studio

Crea-re Studio takes your average clothespins and uses them to create handmade lamps in Poland. The Clips lamps appear to be supported with a frame …

Furniture

Knit Hulk Doll Has Bruce Banner Inside

A friend of Tumblr blogger Buff Dolls knitted a set of <b>Avengers dolls</b>. My favorite is this ingenious Hulk doll. In the comic book, the monster lies …

Notable New iPad Apps: The Elements in Action

<b>The Elements in Action</b> is not just a notable new iPad app – it’s also one of those ‘wow factor’ apps that make us remember what the iPad is all about. The sort of app that just feels like the iPad is The perfect home for.<p>It’s a science focused app and I’m a guy who never especially enjoyed or …