Making Pictures David Hockney has been a favorite artist of mine for over a decade now. I love how his seemingly sloppy and improvised images utilize heavily academic techniques and approaches, as well as hint at historically important works. Hockney is not only an artist, but an art historian, who is concerned with the ways … Read more
THE GTAR I’ve been working with the owner of Incident Tech for several months in developing a special print for their gTar, an ingenious “fully digital guitar that makes it easy for anybody to play music, regardless of experience.” All you have to do is dock your iPhone in the body, load up the gTar app, … Read more
I’ve mentioned the comics app Emanata before, but it keeps getting such great attention that I can’t help but continue to share the love. If you own an iPhone, iPod Touch, or an iPad, then consider giving Emanata try.
David Knight is “completing an extraordinary documentary about the end of the Space Shuttle program, and the amazing New Pioneers that are succeeding it.” The documentary is called “Space Shuttle & the New Pioneers” and I recently got the chance to design an embroidered mission patch to go along with the film. Having been a fan … Read more
Are you an artist or a writer and looking for a great way to spread your work to the masses? You might want to check out Emanata – a comic and visual story reader for the iPad that lets emerging visual storytellers show their work and interact with readers.”Some are funny, some sad, and some … Read more
Interesting article from Jamie Wong on the “creative class”, who run their own businesses and freelance. The article is called The Rise of the Micro-Entrepreneurship Economy and touches on the unique situation of freelance who use technology to communicate, distribute and create in the freelance world. “What defines this new economy is that it’s built on the … Read more
Just thought I’d round up a few of my favorite projects on Kickstarter this week. Click on the image to find out more!
Thanks to Drawn, I found Ray Frenden‘s incredible review of a new drawing tablet that could bury Wacom, if the word got out. The tablet comes from Monospace, a company known for its electronics and computer accessories, but not as a player in the world of drawing tablets. As an experienced user of Yiynova, Cintiq and … Read more
Have you seen these motion logos from the Respublica Bookstore? Pretty cool idea and great execution. See more at Behance.net. I sometimes think about what the future of the logo is going to be – it seems like designers have been recycling the same ideas since the ’80s and it’s really gotten old, both in aesthetics … Read more