22 05, 2012

Painting with Shadows

By |May 22nd, 2012|Design, Fun, Photography|1 Comment

I recently ran across some ingenious artists who use shadows to create pictures. First up is Kumi Yamashita. The objects creating the shadow are usually attached

24 04, 2012

Paint with Numbers

By |April 24th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Design, Fun|2 Comments

Asdiel recently created a system for exploring patterns similar to the one I made in 1993 that gave us the name Alien Skin. I don't know if we'll

5 04, 2012

My Top 10 Photoshop Shortcut Keys

By |April 5th, 2012|Design, Fun, Photography, Tutorials|3 Comments

There are a few shortcut keys in Photoshop that I dearly love. I've mentioned some of them before, but I like to occasionally remind myself

31 03, 2012

Wind Map

By |March 31st, 2012|Design, Fun|Comments Off on Wind Map

There is a mesmerizing new web page that animates wind flow across the United States based on hourly updated data. It is really fun to watch.

29 03, 2012

Ephemeral Art

By |March 29th, 2012|Design, Fun|Comments Off on Ephemeral Art

I recently learned about two artists who draw huge designs on the ground. I love these geometric designs, their size, the effort that goes into

5 03, 2012

Exposure 4 User Interface Updates

By |March 5th, 2012|Design, Exposure|8 Comments

If you have upgraded from an earlier version of Exposure to version 4, you have probably noticed that the user interface (UI) has changed quite

3 02, 2012

The opposite of putting effort into it.

By |February 3rd, 2012|Business, Design, Philosophy|Comments Off on The opposite of putting effort into it.

I just found a big envelope in my mailbox with the following messages on the outside. Yawn. Those messages make it 95% likely that I

31 01, 2012

Put some effort into it.

By |January 31st, 2012|Business, Design, Fun, Philosophy|2 Comments

Today I received a package. The card is pretty fancy, similar to a real wedding invitation. Inside is a sales pitch to advertise in a

3 01, 2012

Keep Drawing (or shooting, painting, writing, running, digging…)

By |January 3rd, 2012|Design, Fun, Photography|Comments Off on Keep Drawing (or shooting, painting, writing, running, digging…)

Whatever your creative outlet, immerse yourself in it. http://vimeo.com/31956969

29 11, 2011

Jeff’s favorite blogs and podcasts

By |November 29th, 2011|Business, Design, Fun, Philosophy, Photography|Comments Off on Jeff’s favorite blogs and podcasts

If you enjoy podcasts and blogs then you might like these. I do! Podcasts Radiolab: Science made fun, interesting, and beautiful. Here are some related videos.