Tuesday, September 25

Five Steps to Creating A Best-Selling, Beloved, Hilariously Perfect Shirt Design

by Barbara Rutledge

Can it possibly be that easy to create a shirt that is adored by the Shirt.Woot community, bought in record numbers, and has some serious longevity in the Reckoning? Well, sort of. After five years of looking over thousands of design submissions, I’ve compiled some tips to maximizing the awesome potential of your next great idea. Now it's time to share the wealth and pass those tips on to you!

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Friday, May 06

The Humble Pencil

by Barbara Rutledge

Little in life holds as much potential as a blank sheet of paper or a fresh box of perfectly sharpened colored pencils. Something about seeing all those lovely colors, untouched, pristine in tidy rows just gets the creative gears spinning. You could draw anything in the world, and that is a powerful feeling of possibility that other media can’t really spark in the same way. So for a moment, set aside your Wacom tablet, drop your iPad, and let Photoshop go to sleep. We’re going to take another look at our old friend, the humble pencil...

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