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Where technology and geek intersect.

How to glitch images

To create profile images that look like they’ve been run through a television set with poor reception, I use DECIM8. It’s available as both…

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Learning to draw on iPad

How did I git gud at drawing and painting on an iPad? The answer that no one likes to hear is ”practice, practice, practice.” I wish there…

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How to make time-lapse videos on iPad

Methods used to capture time-lapse videos of drawing and painting on an iPad, to show an artwork's progression.
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What tablet do you use?

If it wasn’t obvious from the artwork on this site, I draw, paint, and create on Apple’s iPad. My current model is a 12.9″ Pro (256GB) with…

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The path to iPad Pro

Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.
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Paper v3.0 features

Paper comes to the iPhone with productivity boosting features like photo import, text notes, grid view, rotate, and more.
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Pencil by FiftyThree stylus review

An avid Paper creator's impressions of FiftyThree's new iPad stylus, Pencil.
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Paper v2.0.0 bugs

Documented bugs and other strange behaviors found in Paper for iOS version 2.0.0 when using Pencil.
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PaperFaces retrospective

A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper for iOS.
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Inspiring faces want to know

Finding inspiration from the faces of strangers on Sktchy for iOS.
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Starting young

It was only natural the two little rosebuds would become early adopters of technology.
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Blending with Pencil by 53, first look!

53's Pencil stylus and new Blend feature is full of promise. Here's a taste of what is possible when using both.
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365 days of drawing faces

Year one of my 365 day portrait project may be over, but I'm just getting started.
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Pogo Connect iPad stylus review

The Pogo Connect is an iPad stylus that brings pressure sensitivity and enhanced functionality to devices and apps that support it.
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Three years of problems with an iMac G5

Faulty logic boards, ambient sensors, and displays oh my!
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Rasterbating a large wall sized owl print

Tutorial and time-lapse using the Rasterbator web app to print and assemble a wall sized poster of an owl.
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Upgrading an iMac G5 to OS X Leopard

What I went through upgrading an iMac G5 to Mac OS X Leopard (10.5).
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One week with the new iPod classic

Quick impressions of the new iPod classic 60GB.
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iPod battery settlement program status

A short update on the status of my iPod 3G battery settlement claim.
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