✱ 5ives 005 / by Evan Troxel

1. Bird by Bird: Anne Lamott’s Timeless Advice on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life.

2. Mark Wagner - Money is Material

"Money and currency don't actually exist in the real world. They're just something we've made up."
For his gallery, go here.

3. Building the next Pixar

Some of Pixar's most illustrious alums, steeped for decades in Pixar's potent creative culture, reveal how they apply the company's philosophies of success to their own ventures--and you can, too.

4. Hand-drawn cityscapes

Be sure to check out the Tumblr too.

5. Monument Valley

"An illusory adventure of impossible architecture and forgiveness."
Start with some impossible MC Escher architecture, make it a true 3d puzzle, and present it all in axonometric shaded art? YES. Make sure you watch the videos. Oh, and if you decide to buy it, use this link (App Store) and I'll get a little bit of a kickback.