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5 Writing Exercises That Will Make You More Creative

5 Writing Exercises That Will Make You More Creative
An Example: ... will mean nothing to you here, because it would be a tangential spin-off of a supporting character from a project that you don't know even know that I'm working on. That's like four different ways for you to not give a shit, so let's just fill this space with a man trying to kill the ground with an explosive sledgehammer. Do try to not look disappointed. Thomas Northcut/Photodisc/Getty Are you sick of dealing with your project? Don't worry, there's an easy fix: Just steal somebody else's work! Remember: They can only prosecute if you try to use it. "Whatever," RoboCop said, "I didn't want to come here anyway." "That's a great attitude," Officer Lewis snapped. "I wanted to stay home and watch TV!" "Well, you can't, OK? "What?!" "I guess you won't," Officer Lewis answered coolly. RoboCop heaved a defeated sigh and, rolling his eyes, put fifty 9mm rounds into Boddicker's gut. "There," RoboCop said. "I am," Officer Lewis laughed. "Whatever," RoboCop answered.

Master Your “Body Clock” to Eat, Sleep, and Work More Efficiently How to Draw Better Line Art | Radiant Dreamer Do you want to draw better lines? Ever wonder how other artists’ characters look so dynamic, yet your own characters look a bit static? Drawing line art isn’t as simple as simply laying down some lines. There are a few critical areas that you should keep in mind while drawing, which I will cover here. And since not everyone has a tablet, I’ve made this tutorial applicable to pencil & paper artists, and will show you how to properly scan your line art into the computer. (note, all the images are clickable to view at 100% resolution) The first, and absolutely most important thing to learn about drawing lines is line quality. The line on the left is when you draw multiple little lines to form a single line. As I said, it’s all about confidence. Practice! The next important element to a line is line weight. Lines have thicknesses. The images on the left have no weight, while the images on the right have weight. Once you’re done penciling, it’s time to scan your image. Open the Channels window.

Seventh Sanctum How to Fix 11 of the Most Common Household Appliance Problems 10 Myths About Introverts | Eli Bishop 10 Myths About Introverts (As a graphic designer, a list I can really get behind…), also here is a follow up article about introverts! Definition of introverts via Wikipedia: Introverts are people whose energy tends to expand through reflection and dwindle during interaction. They often take pleasure in solitary activities such as reading, writing, music, drawing, tinkering, playing video games, watching movies and plays, and using computers. The archetypal artist, writer, sculptor, engineer, composer, and inventor are all highly introverted. Introversion is not the same as being shy or being a social outcast. Great list of myths about introverts via Carl King Creative: Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Myth #2 – Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing to do with being an Introvert. Myth #3 – Introverts are rude. Introverts often don’t see a reason for beating around the bush with social pleasantries. Myth #4 – Introverts don’t like people. Nonsense. 1. 2. 3.

WriteWorld Pack for Chrome 2013: Our List of the Best Extensions Blog Archive The Fundamentals of Shape Design in Adobe Illustrator This tutorial is the second in a series of two lessons on how to use basic shapes to create objects. From hearts to perfect spirals, the fundamentals of shape design outlined in this tutorial are used in everyday design but don’t have obvious methods of creation. If you like productivity, tips, and tricks, this tutorial is a must-read! Did you catch the beginning of the series? Take a look at Lesson 1 first. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6Difficulty: IntermediateTopics Covered: Ellipse Tool, Distort & Transform, Brushes, StrokesEstimated Completion Time: 1-1.5 hours Here are the variety of shapes we’ll create. I’m New Here—Medallion Step 1 Very simply, start by using the Ellipse Tool (L.) Step 2 Adding the ridges couldn’t be easier. Step 3 Done. Look What I Made—Starburst Using the Ellipse tool (L) draw a circle. Go to the Stroke Palette, click inside the Weight field then press and hold the up arrow to increase the size of your stroke. That’s all there is to it! Step 4 Step 5

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How to Trick Your Brain to Create a New Healthy Habit A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles [noun] 1. a ruler or manager. 2. a person in charge of a particular area. Etymology: Latin gerent- (stem of gerēns), present participle of gerere, “to bear, conduct, manage”, equivalent to ger-, “bear”. [Tony Sandoval - King] [adjective] 1. to scatter or adorn with stars. 2. Etymology: from Latin stēllāris, “of or pertaining to a star”. [Catrin Welz-Stein - Star Sailor] [adverb] 1. temporarily; for the time being. 2. temporary; lasting, existing, serving, or effective for a time only; not permanent. Etymology: from the Latin phrase; pro tempore. [Iren Horrors - Belle] 1. a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form. 2. an anomalous person or thing; one that is abnormal or does not fit in. 3. an odd, peculiar, or strange condition, situation, quality, etc. 4. an incongruity or inconsistency. 5. 6. 7. Synonyms: abnormality, exception, peculiarity, oddity, aberration. [Daniel Martin Diaz - Mutation Machine] [verb] 1. to have an earnest or strong desire; long. [Ania Mohrbacher - Longing] [verb]