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Josh Crain Illustration

Hi, I’m Josh Crain.

I design and build for the web. My work allows me to make an impact through user advocacy, web standards, research, and code. I run and sketch in my spare time. There are also other interesting things.

You are welcome to say hello or ask a question.


26 posts
The Lobotomized Owl & Web Component Slots

The Lobotomized Owl trick does not work for slotted content in web components. What else can be done?

2022 Year In Review

A look back at accomplishments and happenings over the last year.

SVG Self-Portrait

Notes on digital self-portrait created with Adobe Fresco.

The Lonely Place

The lonely place is the only place I will ever hear my own voice.

See all notes or a list of semi-weekly weeknotes. The most recent is Weeknote 01/2023.


16 items
A drawing of a woman
Drawing A collection of drawings. (6 items)
digital watercolor painting
Painting A collection of paintings. (4 items)
Gouache painting.
Sketchbook A collection of sketches. (6 items)


331 activities
When Distance Time Pace Heart Rate
12:26 PM
4.01 mi 26:36 6:38/mi 150 bpm
(167 Max)
1:05 PM
6.31 mi 41:52 6:38/mi 149 bpm
(169 Max)
12:21 PM
4.01 mi 28:06 7:00/mi 159 bpm
(181 Max)
12:15 PM
5.00 mi 33:09 6:37/mi 148 bpm
(162 Max)
12:41 PM
4.01 mi 26:55 6:42/mi 157 bpm
(174 Max)

See all running activity or activity for the years 2020, 2021, and 2022. More about the project.