A still inchoate creator

The blank page doesn’t write itself. It stares at you, pleading for you to quit and move on to something else. Those who persist pace themselves into unfamiliar territory. A big bang does no artist any good. What matters is not the end result, but pushing through in a gradual approach. Creators strive for long-term […]

Creative infographics from Pop Chart Lab including a poster of every emoji

From hand-illustrating every emoji ever to showcasing all varieties of beer, a taxonomy of rap names, and a compendium of basketball jerseys, the artists at Pop Chart Lab turns data into creative infographics. Not surprisingly, the visuals make perfect posters for the wall. You can order a standalone print, pair it with a handmade frame, or request […]

Henry Rollins: The One Decision that Changed My Life Forever

Talent is overrated. Hard work, discipline, grit, and consistency are attributes that increase your chances of getting what you want. Luck is a matter of being specific about your goals and two, putting yourself in a position for good things to happen. It is the accumulation of small and steady risks that make the biggest […]

“You don’t just try to show the good ones. Show them what happened.” — Painter Chris Martin on displaying both his bad and good art to tell the entire story.  Not to mention that good art is just good, whether you’re a child or an elephant.  “So if an elephant can make a good painting, then […]