YouTubers Before YouTube 2015 Calendar


Today I’m finally going to write about a project I designed in November – the YouTubers Before YouTube 2015 Calendar! Every year one of the perks for the Project for Awesome is a calendar featuring YouTubers. In past years we released the Men of YouTube Calendar 2013, the Women of YouTube Calendar 2014, and the Men of YouTube Calendar 2014. But this year we wanted to do something different than just photos of popular YouTubers so we decided to make a calendar filled with baby pictures of YouTubers. Keep reading to learn more about how I designed it!

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DIY Waffle Purse from Parks & Rec


With the Parks & Rec finale next week, I had to make a new DIY based on the show, so I decided to make Leslie Knope’s waffle purse out of duct tape! It’s actually a pretty simple DIY, though I did use up almost an entire roll of brown tape. Keep reading to see the DIY video and see more photos!

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John Green Paperback Box Set Designs


Designing the background art for the John Green box set is still one of my favorite freelance projects I’ve ever done, and now Penguin has released a paperback box set using a new version of my artwork. I didn’t know they had released this until recently, but when I found out, I immediately went onto Amazon and ordered one for myself. Keep reading for more photos!

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Invisible People Photoshop Tutorial


When I’ve asked for feedback on my YouTube channel, one of the most common suggestions that I get is to do more graphic design videos. So today I posted a tutorial about How to Make Invisible People and Ghost People in Photoshop. This is a really fun effect that’s perfect to practice with if you’re still getting comfortable in Photoshop. I used to make these all the time back when I was still learning Photoshop in the mid-2000s, so today I’m sharing it with all of you. Keep reading to see the video!

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I’m in a Book!


I’ve beaten a lot of procrastination to get this blog post finally written, but today I wanted to share an exciting thing in my life – I’m featured in a book! Well, something I’ve designed is featured in a book. The book is Understanding the World, published by Taschen, and it’s a massive coffee table book of tons of infographics. They decided to include my So You Want to Watch YouTube flowchart, so keep reading to learn how that came about. And if you want to see any of the images larger, just click on them to see the full size version!

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