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The Golden Ratio is a number which can be used to create harmonious layouts and naturally pleasing designs.   The ratio itself is called Phi or 1.618. It is derived when two quantities are divided in a way wherein the ratio produced is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger one of the two quantities.    Excerpt from Wikipedia Two quantities a and b are said to be in the golden ratio φ if One method for finding the value of φ is to start with the left fraction. Through simplifying the fraction and substituting in b/a = 1/φ, Therefore, Multiplying by φ gives which can be rearranged to Using...

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Being a creative, I have moments when I feel mentally blocked.  STUCK.  I have several ways to get back into my flow.  But my first go to is music.  I use it to stir up emotions and tap into my higher self.    If you don't Moses Sumney, I'm beyond happy to introduce you to his music!  Here's my latest inspiration, Quarrel, from Moses Sumney. Enjoy!      

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Being a creative, I have moments when I feel mentally blocked.  STUCK.  I have several ways to get back into my flow.  But my first go to is music.  I use it to stir up emotions and tap into my higher self.   Here's my latest inspiration from the Queen & Slim Soundtrack.  Enjoy! Check out the paperxpencil@ Youtube channel where you can find the full PXP playlist.

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Despite the pharmaceutical lobbying and its legal limitations, the Cannabis industry keeps growing stronger each passing day.  As a business owner in this industry you need to have well packaged branding and efficient marketing philosophy to be successful. We will look at the branding aspect of the industry, specifically the logo. I have listed six of my favorite Cannabis company logos which should inspire entrepreneurs and graphic designers in this billion dollar industry.  No parts of the content of this website may be reproduced or distributed in public, without the prior written permission of the publisher. All images are copyright to...

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According to Merriam Webster, legacy is defined as: "something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past" As I sit in my home office chipping away at my latest project, I think about my creative work and how it will affect my son when I'm gone.  I'm fortunate to have the ability to entertain this thought of leaving more than just debt.  The legacy that I want to leave is freedom.  I want him to have the financial freedom to follow his heart without fear of destitution or judgment.  To be a free spirit, open to different...

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