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LUCY Camera Lucida – FirstLook/Setup

January 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The idea of a camera lucida (“chamber/room-light/bright”) has been around for at least 400 years. It is based on the optical effect created by positioning a [...]

How To Draw Cool Stuff

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayInterns love it when we review creative gear, whether the gear be for drawing, painting, or designing new user interfaces. It is true that we have been more [...]

LapWorks mount for tablets and such

May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Over the years, RainyDayMagazine has looked at a lot of accessories—cases, mounts, etc.—for smartphones and tablets and the like. While accessories designed for a [...]

RainyDayGiftGuide 2014 : Books

December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

eBooks  may be the future, but there will always be a place for physical books on our shelves. The reason is not just that a physical book doesn’t need batteries, [...]

Sensu Brush FirstUse

September 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

When digital tablets came onto the scene many saw their potential as a portable canvas for budding Rembrandts, Picassos, and Monets. Apps for sketching and painting showed [...]

Creative Gear

September 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Creativity is elusive and hard to quantify, but something many want to encourage, stimulate, and foster in themselves. Sketching is one way to get those creative juices [...]

DIY iPad Brush

March 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

A few review requests have come across our desks recently regarding iPad styli. We have ignored them, mostly because the whole idea of a stylus is pretty silly when the [...]