DrawntoDetails https://drawntodetails.com Food for thought, inspiration and insights Tue, 27 Mar 2018 03:59:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://drawntodetails.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-woman_eye_clip_art_18625-50x50.jpg DrawntoDetails https://drawntodetails.com 32 32 Some Technologies to Improve Our Lives https://drawntodetails.com/technologies-improves-lives/ https://drawntodetails.com/technologies-improves-lives/#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:53:56 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=1377 Even though technology sometimes seems overwhelming, and other times it’s hard to tell who’s in charge, (wait- is my tech running me?) it turns out, technology is quite beneficial to our health, and our day-to day-lives. For one thing, it Continue reading →

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Concourse Cars 2017- Over $25M for Charity to Date! https://drawntodetails.com/concourse-cars-pebble-beach-2017/ https://drawntodetails.com/concourse-cars-pebble-beach-2017/#respond Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:19:38 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=1280 On a beautiful Sunday morning in August, we made our way to the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Course for the Annual Concours de Elegance automobile extravaganza. Across the Peter Hay Par 3 Course, and down in front of Continue reading →

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12 Easy WordPress Plugins for Adding Animation https://drawntodetails.com/12-easy-wordpress-plugins-adding-animation/ https://drawntodetails.com/12-easy-wordpress-plugins-adding-animation/#comments Sun, 09 Jul 2017 18:34:32 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=1206   Adding even a touch of animation to your homepage or post is a sure way to grab attention and spike traffic- often by very significant amounts. And with so many effects available, there’s a wide range of easy options Continue reading →

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12 Ways to Free Up Massive Storage on Your Mac https://drawntodetails.com/12-ways-to-free-up-massive-storage-on-your-mac/ https://drawntodetails.com/12-ways-to-free-up-massive-storage-on-your-mac/#respond Thu, 18 May 2017 20:34:35 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=1149 Are your mac programs running slow? Have you gotten the dreaded warning: ‘Your disk is almost full’ ? Perhaps you’re collecting ‘Thin Man’ movies, or making 20 minute iphone videos, like me? And of course, who doesn’t love their iTunes, photos Continue reading →

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Artist Review- The Haas Brother’s Fantastic Worlds https://drawntodetails.com/artist-review-the-haas-brothers-fantastic-worlds/ https://drawntodetails.com/artist-review-the-haas-brothers-fantastic-worlds/#respond Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:11:18 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=1084 Recently I saw the Haas Brothers work at Fog Design + Art Faire in San Francisco, and became an instant fan – especially after hearing them speak about their “Afreaks” project. Their amazingly inventive creations include furniture design, vessels, masks, set designs, Continue reading →

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Recipe for the Perfect Puffy Popover https://drawntodetails.com/recipe-for-the-perfect-puffy-popover/ https://drawntodetails.com/recipe-for-the-perfect-puffy-popover/#respond Sun, 29 Jan 2017 05:58:08 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=995 In the cold snowy depths of January, there’s nothing that whispers unabashed joy better than a hot buttered popover. And no better way to share that hot buttered joy than with a popover brunch. My father used to make them for us Continue reading →

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The Best File Format for Sharp Online Images https://drawntodetails.com/how-to-pick-a-file-format-for-sharp-online-images/ https://drawntodetails.com/how-to-pick-a-file-format-for-sharp-online-images/#comments Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:07:20 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=946   Maximize your online images with these techniques! If fuzzy logos and out of focus web banners drive you nuts, read on. Your visual assets, or images, include photos, logos, banners, charts, graphics, and social media headers. The quality of Continue reading →

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3D Printing in Fashion- the State of the Art https://drawntodetails.com/a-look-at-the-biggest-names-in-3d-fashion/ https://drawntodetails.com/a-look-at-the-biggest-names-in-3d-fashion/#respond Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:03:29 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=694 We’re seeing more 3D printed fashions on the runways these days, especially now that there are 3D printers that can create both multi-colored and multi-layered materials. And, unlike the stiff creations of the early days, the finished pieces are much Continue reading →

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Romancing the Chrome: Concours Cars in Carmel https://drawntodetails.com/romancing-the-chrome/ https://drawntodetails.com/romancing-the-chrome/#comments Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:37:39 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=579 Every year in late August, hundreds of classic automobiles gather on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach for the Annual Concours d’ Elegance. By invitation only, 200 cars from all over the world are flown, trucked, and driven here to be showcased, and Continue reading →

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An Evening Boat Race with the A-Class https://drawntodetails.com/an-evening-sailboat-race-with-the-a-class/ https://drawntodetails.com/an-evening-sailboat-race-with-the-a-class/#respond Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:38:09 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=503 It’s a magnificent sight to see these big long ‘A’ boats race across the lake- their elegant lines, their speed, their enormous sails are a quintessential combination of superb design, and nautical prowess on board.           First built on White Bear Lake Continue reading →

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ADOBE SPARK: How to make videos lightning fast! https://drawntodetails.com/adobe-spark-how-to-make-a-video-lightning-fast/ https://drawntodetails.com/adobe-spark-how-to-make-a-video-lightning-fast/#respond Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:49:35 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=406 Adobe Spark is one of the newest and probably easiest ways to create your own videos for all kinds of web postings. And it’s really fun to use! Today I’m going to show you how I created this 20 second video using Continue reading →

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Lilac Season- as seen through an ipad Painting App https://drawntodetails.com/lilac-season-as-seen-through-an-ipad-painting-app/ https://drawntodetails.com/lilac-season-as-seen-through-an-ipad-painting-app/#comments Thu, 26 May 2016 18:25:32 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=377 Lilacs rage in full bloom now, blanketing hedge rows in subtle tones of lavender, blue, white, and deep violet. The air is filled with a mist of their aromas.  Blossoms  cool to the touch, bend easy on the ends of long whippy branches. Continue reading →

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3 reasons I’m craving Switzel: https://drawntodetails.com/3-reasons-im-craving-switzel/ https://drawntodetails.com/3-reasons-im-craving-switzel/#respond Tue, 10 May 2016 21:26:29 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=350 Move over sports drinks, energy sodas, and even iced tea— my new favorite, Switchel (or switzel) is the original healthy tonic that has way more going for it than all of them put together. Not only that, it tastes great, with Continue reading →

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Sweet Insights into Pure Maple Syrup https://drawntodetails.com/homemade-maple-syrup/ https://drawntodetails.com/homemade-maple-syrup/#respond Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:06:13 +0000 https://drawntodetails.com/?p=209 It’s called the “sugaring season”- those few weeks in late March, early April every year when the sap runs from the maple trees and conditions are perfect for making maple syrup. At Fairweather Farms where I’m visiting this year, the harvest is an Continue reading →

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