Jerome Mckinzie

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How to colour comics

Colouring comics is the best job in the art world, as far as I’m concerned, because it leans heavily towards the fun part of art: the storytelling. …

Graphics

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Kristin Kreuk Fled NXIVM As Allison Mack Fell Under Sex Cult Spell — ‘No One Could Save Her’

Kristin Kreuk allegedly introduced ‘Smallville’ co-star Allison Mack to NXIVM, but a former member tells us EXCLUSIVELY that she fled once she heard …

Aperture-like windows maximize shading in this stunning Vancouver residence

When Arno Matis Architecture was tapped to help reshape the identity of Vancouver’s Cambie Street, they designed Aperture, a beautiful …

Exclusive: Airbnb’s new font holds the secret to design’s future

With Cereal, Airbnb’s custom font that spans everything from billboards to buttons, the company is rethinking how marketing is done.<p>For a company like Airbnb whose growth hasn’t depended on traditional marketing, its products are its brand. A Super Bowl commercial isn’t as important in spreading …

Typography

The simple trick that has helped me land jobs without having to apply

Every few years, I pull out my "hire me" email and bcc it to my contacts, which includes old coworkers and bosses — but also former neighbors, landlords, people I trained with for a marathon, and so on. It looks like this:<p><i>Hi all,</i><p><i>After a really fun two years of traveling and freelancing — currently</i> …

A Haunting Acoustic Cover of the Interstellar Theme Played Beautifully on a Traditional Oud

In response to a request from his fans, musician Ahmed Alshaiba performed a haunting acoustic cover of the theme from the film <i>Intersteller</i> with a …

1 White-Hot Resume Design Tip That Will Instantly Increase Its Readability

Marketing pros have known how to use this trick to catch your attention for years. Now it's your turn.<p>If your resume is crammed full of text, it could be hurting your chances of getting an interview. Studies show recruiters will toss your resume after just six seconds if they don't see what they're …

Visual Design

Monumental inverted pyramid home in Spain will blow your mind

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all when it comes to home architecture, along comes one of the most imaginative homes yet. This inverted pyramid …

Architecture

The Beginner's Guide to Using a Strap-On

One of the great things about strap-ons is that anyone can use them. If you have a penis, you can use a strap-on. If you don’t have a penis, you can …

5 Ways to Spark Innovative Thinking

03 Min Read Time - These brain exercises can help rewire your thinking for a fresh perspective.

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

Why Bad Ideas Are The Key To Being More Creative

And how you can use design thinking to burn through the bad ideas that lead to good ones.<p>Growing up, we're all taught to follow the rules. Wait your turn in line. Fill in the bubble of the right answer. Eat your dessert last. Tie your shoes and tuck your shirt in. Don't ask stupid questions. We're …

Creativity

Painting Glass

01<p>of 06<p>Painting Glass: What Color is Glass?<p>There is no single color or paint that could be labelled 'transparent glass'. The color of a glass is …

Tutorials

The 8 Elements of Composition in Art

Composition is the term used to describe the arrangement of the visual elements in a painting or other artwork. It is how the Elements of Art and …

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers.<p>It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where …

The Barn

Wilson, Wyoming<p>This modern take on the rustic barn offers a unique space for guests to soak in the gorgeous mountain vistas near Jackson, Wyoming.<p>Carney Logan Burke Architects has offices in Jackson, Wyoming and Bozeman, Montana. They also possess an impressive portfolio of architectural pieces …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

5 Brain Hacks That Will Make You Dramatically More Successful

You might have to give up multitasking in the process.<p>The business world keeps evolving at breakneck speed as we enter into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay competitive, it's critical that you keep learning new skills and adapting to new technology.<p>Your biggest challenge? Keeping the pace …

Creativity

Continuous Flow: 8 Projects Designed Around a Ribbon Parti

A parti gives architecture definition. Derived from the French <i>prendre parti</i> meaning “to make a decision,” a parti can become the guiding principle with which to structure space. Through analysis and playful creation, architects organize the constraints and opportunities of a given site and program …

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

Affordable Techwear Brands You Should Keep an Eye On

When you don’t want to pay the price for brands like ACRONYM, Stone Island Shadow Project etc.<p>Over the years, fashion and streetwear heads have grown to admire the bold aesthetic associated with the forward-focused functional garments of techwear. Labels like ACRONYM, Nike ACG and Stone Island have …

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week we get a brand new synth from one of our favorite virtual gear makers, Sugar Bytes. A completely free …

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

Creativity

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on the week’s biggest product announcements for music making on your Mac and iOS device, including hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more. This week we get another glimpse of Elektron’s new Digitakt drum computer, Output’s interesting new …

A Circular House Lets Its Residents Engage The Forest Surroundings

The 360 Villa is an unusual home with a name that pretty much describes the major things that define it. The house is placed in a clearing in a …

15 Ways to Creatively Challenge Yourself Every Day

We all <i>want</i> to embrace creativity, but actually making it happen? That’s the tricky part. With long to-do lists at home and work, it can be difficult to imagine actually making creative expression part of our routine. Creativity is about more than time-consuming craft projects, though, and it may be …

Why I taught myself to code – and why you should too

Our computer education is lagging far behind society’s needs. I took matters into my own hands by teaching myself to code<p>I was born in 1999, around the peak of the dotcom bubble. But like most other young people out there, by the time I got to secondary school, my ICT lessons still just consisted …

Education

Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood

The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic. For these areas, few materials are as strong and visually striking as redwood.<p>Redwood's virtues of color, texture, and grain pattern lend a sense of richness and depth to a …