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.
Integrating a static-based commenting system into Jekyll with the help of Staticman and ditching Disqus in the process.
Switching tools in Paper by FiftyThree may seem obvious to you pros out there, but you’d be surprised how often I’m asked how to do it. Here’s the answer.
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.
Learn how to use Pencil by FiftyThree and features like Blend and Surface Pressure to pull off impressive effects and techniques in Paper for iPad and iPhone.
Discover the faux layer technique and how it can aid in sketching and tracing with Paper by FiftyThree.
How I used collections with Jekyll to build a style guide and pattern library for Made Mistakes.
Learn how to draw outer space scenes filled with stars, galaxies, planets, black holes and more with Paper by FiftyThree and a Pencil stylus.
A color picker has finally been added to Paper! Learn what the new tool does and how to use it.
Download templates for Paper by FiftyThree and discover how to use Mix to Learn, Sketch, Play, Write, Design, and Think.
Learn how to use Paper by FiftyThree’s eraser tool to correct and cover-up mistakes.
Discover the secrets of Paper by FifyThree’s newly updated watercolor brush in this short tutorial and video.
How to use the Grid Method with Paper by FiftyThree to create accurate line drawings and improve your work.
Learn how to reposition Paper by FiftyThree’s zoom loupe mid-stroke to help add detail to your drawings.