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Solving a problem with code

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I was looking for a good excuse to learn CoffeeScript so I came up with a project that takes a note and returns the blues scale in that key. It’s not a compl...

More content, less system

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Since I moved back to Ohio, I’ve been playing guitar more and even built a cigar box guitar with my dad. There is more of a community around cigar box guitar...

Illustrator for web layouts

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Illustrator has some fantastic layout tools that are often overlooked by web designers. Here is a screencast overviewing some of the reasons Illustrator is i...

Illustrating on the iPad

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Up until recently, I’ve been reluctant to do much sketching digitally. This month, I found the perfect excuse to explore a purely digital process. I’m curren...

Baseline grid in Illustrator

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I recently wrote about an easy way to set up a grid in Illustrator. While that way is great for setting horizontal rhythm, I follow a different method for cr...