Crabfu paints on his iPhone

Computers & Mobile Craft & Design

We’ve missed our buddy I-Wei Huang, aka Crabfu, who’s been busy getting the hang of raising ShrimpFu (aka his adorable baby son). While he hasn’t been building any bots (at least that he’s showing us), he’s been keeping busy between diaper changes with painting on his iPhone. I love that you can see the painting process in these videos. I learned something about layering, shading, and detailing watching these. He’s got plenty more on his blog.

Speed Painting videos (iPhone Brushes app)

The New Yorker cover art produced on iPhone

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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