Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” Although fundamental, it’s something most people forget — persistance and unrelenting hard work pays off. In today’s “shortcut, fast-track” world, it’s important to always remember to be determined.
Does your imagination sometimes roam free, and suddenly you’re in a majestic kingdom high up in the clouds? Perhaps you find yourself in a lovely mountainside with flower petals streaming through the air? Anything’s possible when you close your eyes and let your creativity take over. Deviantart member fangmin did just that, and these are 10 of his most breathtaking drawings.
Color is important. It’s one of those primeval things — colors make us feel. They can communicate danger, passion, calmness, and almost any other emotion. They work across language barriers, and they can clash in jarring ways, too. Like it or not, you will use color: Just about any creative project needs a color scheme.
One of the first things I do when I start using a new computer or after reinstalling the operating system, even before installing a different video player or browser, is to set the mood by selecting a desktop wallpaper. Of course, no matter how careful your choice, chances are you’ll grow tired of it sooner or later. For me, it’s what attracts me to wallpaper streamers—these small applications run unobtrusively in the background and periodically change your wallpaper.