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Drawing Images with CSS Gradients
"What I mean by "CSS images" is images that are created using only HTML elements and CSS. They look as if they were SVGs drawn in Adobe Illustrator but they were made right in the browser."
background  css  drawing  webdesign 
july 2018 by garrettc
Journey of a Single Line
"Wacław Szpakowski was a trained architect who dedicated an inordinate amount of his own free time to hand-drawing elaborate mazes and patterns using only a single line."
design  drawing  geometry  art  inspiration  designthinking 
may 2018 by garrettc
"A light weight javascript library that lets you draw graphics with a hand-drawn, sketchy, appearance."
javascript  canvas  drawing  svg  sketch  library  art  design 
may 2018 by garrettc
Game developer’s guide to graphical projections (with video game examples), Part 1: Introduction
TL;DR: This article series explains one of the fundamentals of drawing: how to draw three-dimensional things correctly. It’s an essential skill for artists, but it’s also a great first topic for…
design  drawing  development  games  designthinking  programming  graphics 
december 2017 by garrettc
One Sky
What happens when 88 artists paint the same night’s sky? A tapestry of blue.
art  drawing  nature  inspiration  sky  blue 
october 2017 by garrettc
Uli Westphal - Elephas Anthropogenus
"After the fall of the Roman Empire, elephants virtually disappeared from Western Europe.
Since there was no real knowledge of how this animal actually looked, illustrators had to rely on oral and written transmissions to morphologically reconstruct the elephant, thus reinventing an actual existing creature. This tree diagram traces the evolution of the elephant depiction throughout the middle ages up to the age of enlightenment."
art  drawing  history  illustration  roman  elephant 
august 2017 by garrettc
Making of: Line drawing tutorial
Interactive tutorial about making tutorials.
drawing  tutorial  javascript  d3 
may 2017 by garrettc
A digital replica of the classic Spirograph toy. Written in TypeScript, using D3.js.
art  fun  drawing  spirograph  design  javascript  graphics 
january 2017 by garrettc
"Sierra Nevada Codex", Exhibition view
Artist Matthew Rangel makes cartographic drawings of his hikes.
art  cartography  drawing  walking  hiking  maps  inspiration 
january 2017 by garrettc
Dave Gray - Visual thinking
"Visual thinking is a way to organize your thoughts and improve your ability to think and communicate. It’s a way to expand your range and capacity by going beyond the linear world of the written word, list and spreadsheet, and entering the non-linear world of complex spacial relationships, networks, maps and diagrams."
communication  drawing  visualisation  design  designthinking  tools  brainstorming 
september 2014 by garrettc
7 myths about paper prototyping
7 objections to paper prototyping and why each one is mistaken. — David Travis
webdesign  webdevelopment  drawing  userexperience  userinterface  userjourney  testing  iteration  prototype 
march 2011 by garrettc
Doodle on websites with simple drawing tools.
drawing  collaboration  webdesign  sketching  tools 
february 2011 by garrettc
An online paint/drawing application using canvas, no Flash
drawing  javascript  art  online  design  tools 
february 2010 by garrettc
Doodles, Drafts & Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian
Fascinating collection of industrial design documentation by engineers, inventors, and designers.
art  design  diagram  documentation  drawing  gallery  history  illustration  inspiration  resource  technology  museum  smithsonian 
february 2008 by garrettc
The History of Visual Communication
"The translation of ideas, stories and concepts that are largely textual and/or word based into a visual format, i.e. visual communication." No idea when I'll find the time to read this.
analysis  art  computer  data  drawing  education  graphics  history  ideas  infographics  inspiration  interesting  learning  photography  print  reading  reference  research  visualisation  design 
february 2008 by garrettc
I/O Brush
I remember seeing this a little while ago and forgot to save the link. Very very cool, the world as a palette.
art  camera  cool  design  digital  drawing  education  entertainment  fun  gadget  graphics  hci  ideas  inspiration  interaction  interesting  interface  media  multimedia  painting  projects  research  scanner  science  software  mit  video  visual  visualisation  textures  technology  userinterface  computer  colour  tools  hacks 
august 2006 by garrettc
Creating stencils from colour pictures
How to convert a colour photo to a single layered stencil with Photoshop. Handy.
art  bw  colour  cool  craft  design  digital  drawing  graphics  guide  howto  images  photography  reference  resource  software  teaching  useful  stencil  photoshop  tips  tools  tricks 
may 2006 by garrettc
Nobumasa Takahashi draws
Amazing pictures of an art installation by Nobumasa Takahashi where he has covered a whole wall with intricate doodles and sketches incorporating suggestions from the public.
art  design  drawing  illustration  japan  graffiti  cool 
april 2006 by garrettc
Kevin Hulsey Technical Illustrations - How-To Demonstration 1
How Kevin developed a 3D cutaway technical illustration for a new cruise ship. It took over 720 hours and the resulting file was 640MB in size!
art  cool  graphics  illustrator  drawing  model  reference  tutorial  vector  photoshop 
march 2006 by garrettc

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