24 04, 2012

Paint with Numbers

By |April 24th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Fun, Design|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|Tutorials, Photography, Fun, Design|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|Fun, Design|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|Fun, Design|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|Exposure, Design|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|Philosophy, Business, Design|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|Fun, Philosophy, Business, Design|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|Photography, Fun, Design|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|Photography, Fun, Philosophy, Business, Design|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.

28 10, 2011

Texture Fun

By |October 28th, 2011|Alien Skin Software, Fun, Design|34 Comments

Nature is based on a small set of rules. Everything around us is made of pretty much the same stuff, but arranged in an infinite