Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site powered by everyone’s favorite SSG — Jekyll.
Using Staticman to add threaded comments and reply notifications to a static-based Jekyll site.
Similar to previously years, I started out with the best of intentions for Inktober and then quickly lose steam…
Integrating a static-based commenting system into Jekyll with the help of Staticman and ditching Disqus in the process.
A brain dump documenting my approach to using Jekyll, how that’s evolved over the years, and web development learnings I’ve picked up along the way.
Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.
How I used collections with Jekyll to build a style guide and pattern library for Made Mistakes.
A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper by FiftyThree.
Enter to win a portrait of your choice drawn by Michael Rose in his signature PaperFaces style.
Finding inspiration from the faces of strangers on Sktchy for iOS.
It was only natural the two little rosebuds would become early adopters of technology.
Year one of my 365 day portrait project may be over, but I’m just getting started.
An experiment in humanizing the web — drawing a portrait everyday day using an iPad and the Paper by FiftyThree app.
Two years ago on this day, I proposed to my wife Wendy by leading her on an Easter egg scavenger hunt.
Migrating Made Mistakes from a Wordpress powered website back to its static file roots using Jekyll CMS free.