design principles

These are posts that emphasize John LeMasney’s understanding and appreciation of the tenets and principles of design.


disease of the mind cc-by lemasney
Using Inkscape to illustrate text cc-by lemasney

…the disease of the mind — Seng-Ts’an quote illustrated cc-by ...


The Dawn of Man
John LeMasney played Kubrick's 2001 backwards and forwards simultaneously. Here's what he discovered.

Kubrick – 2001: A Space Odyssey, Forwards and Backwards.


big brother is watching (lemasney, 2016)
big brother is watching speed illustration (lemasney, 2016)

Big Brother speed illustration cc-by lemasney



Culinary knife cuts poster by John LeMasney via lemasney.com
This is a speed drawing of a Nakiri style vegetable knife using the open source illustration and digital painting application called Krita.

Knife drawing in Krita cc-by lemasney



Large group of birds in Virginia, cc-by lemasney
Large group of birds in Virginia, cc-by lemasney

A large group of birds in Virginia cc-by lemasney




Open Creative Toolkit speed design cc-by lemasney
Open Creative Toolkit speed design cc-by lemasney

Open Creative Toolkit speed design cc-by lemasney


Donald Trump cc-by lemasney
Trump: misogynist, prejudiced, short-tempered, egotistical, vengeful, media-manipulating, lying, empire-seeking, culture-crushing, untrustworthy zero of a human

The issues with Donald Trump cc-by lemasney