Archive for the ‘Interesting Things’ Category

Xstylus Review

Like sketching on your Tablet and want a nice Stylus? Check out our review after the break. Edit:Well, Elton made his goal and wanted to thank all those who contributed.

Design Process – Donn Koh

I just finished doing interviews for a design position and I can’t tell you how nice it is to see a high quality portfolio that is actually thought through. I saw a small sample of Mr. Koh’s portfolio quite a while ago on Engadget and finally got around to checking him out.  He has some great [...]

Wacom’s Tablet-less Pen

Ready for a new Wacom product? I am. They just release a new “real” pen that will record and transfer your wonderful sketches to the computer…kinda like a livescribe for artist. Sounds fun. I just hope the pen part last long enough so i’m not shelling out a fortune for replacement cartridges that only last a day. [...]

I DRAW CARS Sketchbook & Reference Guide by Matt Marrocco & Adam Hubers — Kickstarter

Check it out – Here’s an interesting concept and project from Matt Marrocco and Adam Hubers. I’m a big fan of any sketching book that does a good job teaching the basics and I DRAW CARS seems to be no exception. I know many of you are interested in car design, and if you’re one [...]

Si Scott Drawings…oh the vinyl possibilities!

You guy and gals really need to check out these amazing illustrations by Si Scott Studios. Ive seen them before but just came across them again. I really would like to get a vector file of the gold fish and cut it out of vinyl so it will cover 1/3rd of my bedroom wall. That would me SWEET! [...]

New Capacitive Stylus from Wacom

Just saw this little post on Engadget.com. Apparently, Wacom has just released a BAMBOO stylus made for capacitive screen devices. Don’t get your hopes up just yet. If you were hoping to turn your favorite digital sketching platform in a pressure sensitive sketching machine, You’re out of luck. The sylus seems to add no additional [...]

Sketch A Day Picks

It’s been a while since we posted sketches from our sister site, sketch-a-day.com. If you havent’s gone there, d check it out. Sketch-a-day was started as a personal project to keep the skills sharp by sketching every day. If you’ve watched my videos or seen me in person, you’ll know that I’m a BIG fan [...]

Recycled Rubber Strap Pen Holder for Sketchbooks

If you love sketching, and you’re like me, then you might just be tempted to buy this AWESOME, yes AWESOME, accessory for that moleskine or other sketchbook you’ve been carrying around. This recycled rubber strap lets you take multiple pens and markers without much  added fuss. Not only that, but it looks like it helps keep [...]

Photoshop for Apple iPad in Development

Well, well, well. This is VERY VERY exciting news. Now before you say, “Hey, I’ve seen this before. Just another photo editing app…”, take a look at this. Adobe has just revealed a version of photoshop in development for tablets and demoed said app on the Apple iPad. The demo was unveiled at the Photoshop [...]

NY Mondrian Soho Sketches

Check these out. Original sketches of the interior. Courtesy of NOTCOT.com

Meet Nate

]A few of you may have noticed we have some more help here lately. Some call him chuck, chuckles, the beast, or simply Nate. He’s a good friend of mine from college, and Nate has offered to help out and take an active role here on the site. He’ll be helping out as a general [...]

Unofficial Wacom Fan Concept

I’m not a huge fan of cintiqs. Not that they’re a bad idea, but the excessive cabling, bulk, heat and glare make them unusable for me. That said, I’ve always thought that a solution would be cutting out those things. Here’s a concept from Derick Schweppe, one of our fans, that addresses this very issue. It’s [...]