Today I learned how to automatically add last modified dates to Markdown files used by static site generators like Jekyll and Gatsby.
How Jekyll uses URLs and how to link posts, pages, assets, and other resources together.
Learn what Jekyll’s site url and baseurl variables are and how to properly set them with relative_url and absolute_url filters to avoid broken links and 404 errors.
This is the post where I talk about neglecting the site and pledge to blog more… wait, wasn’t I suppose to do this on January 1st?
Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site with everyone’s favorite SSG — Jekyll.
Interesting styling possibilities with Kramdown syntax highlighted code blocks in Jekyll.
Learn how to use static files with Jekyll to create a gallery of images automatically without a plugin.
How to use Staticman to add threaded comments and reply notifications to a static-based Jekyll site.
The question of how to write a list inside of a table cell with Kramdown recently came up in a thread on Jekyll Talk — prompting me to look for a solution.
In my never ending quest to micro-optimize the hell out of my site, I ran into a snag when trying to use SSI directives to improve the loading of critical CSS and cached stylesheets.
To draw straight lines on the iPad in apps that don’t have a ruler tool, I use whatever straight edge I have laying around: plastic ruler, book cover, piece of cardboard, notepad, etc.
With Paper by WeTransfer you can only export as large as your iPad’s native resolution. If you care about getting more pixels out of your Paper art than the largest iPad Pro1 is the way to go.
Methods used to capture time-lapse videos of drawing and painting on an iPad, to show an artwork’s progression.
Uninstall Disqus and learn how to add a static-based commenting system to Jekyll with Staticman.
How to switch tools in the app Paper for iPad and iPhone.
A smooth gradient can be achieved layering washes of watercolor on top of each other. Speed and pressure play an important role in how clean of a tone you end up with.
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 create impressive effects with 53’s Pencil stylus and Paper app, using exclusive features like Blend and Surface Pressure.
Learn Paper’s faux layer technique and how it can aid in sketching and tracing on iPad.
How I used Jekyll to build a living style guide and pattern library for Made Mistakes.
Learn how to draw stars, galaxies, planets, black holes and more with Paper on iPad and 53’s Pencil stylus.
Tutorial explaining how to use Paper’s new color picker tool to sample, mix, and share colors.
Download these templates for Paper and discover how to use Mix to Learn, Sketch, Play, Write, Design, and Think.
Learn how to use Paper’s eraser tool to undo and cover-up mistakes on iPad.
Discover the secrets of Paper’s newly updated watercolor brush in this short tutorial and video.
How to use the grid method of drawing to improve your accuracy when drawing with the app Paper on iPad.
Learn how to reposition Paper’s zoom loupe mid-stroke to help add detail to your drawings.
Advanced Paper tutorials and techniques for drawing and painting faces with an iPad.
Beginner friendly Paper app tutorials covering basic drawing and painting techniques, inking, and color theory principles.
How to use blind contour line drawing and the iPad app Paper, to improve hand eye coordination and observation skills.
Tutorials for drawing bricks, wood, and rock textures with the Paper app on iPad.
Impressions of a handmade Moleskine book designed and printed on iPad with the app Paper.
Techniques for drawing water and waves using the app Paper on iPad.
iPad tutorials and techniques for drawing blue skies, clouds, and sunsets with the app Paper.
Techniques on how to draw trees, grass, and other foliage using the Paper app on iPad.
An introduction to Paper’s tools and how best to exploit them for drawing realistically.
Quick tutorial for drawing faceless (e.g., PaperFaces) portraits on iPad with the Paper app.
Learn how I draw hair quickly with the Paper app for iPad.
How to sketch faceless (e.g., PaperFaces) portraits and landscapes on an iPad, with the app Paper.
Tutorial and time-lapse using the Rasterbator web app to print and assemble a wall sized poster of an owl.