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Summer Art Party Begins 2024

Summer Art Party Begins 2024

This summer I decided to do something scary. I decided to not take on any new web projects until August/September. Here’s why. I usually put myself last. I had an opportunity this summer to focus on art and making art. Learning and building collections. So I am doing it. I am scared but ready. Tomorrow […]

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What I Learned from my Bird Project: Rapid Recharge

That’s a lot of birds. Why geese or ducks? Why flamingos? Why this process? I introduced you to the birds back in February, in the episode called “The Benefits of Side Adventures.” But now I have had time to finish, process it in my mind, and reflect on how to use this process in the

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The Benefits of Side Adventures

As a designer one of the best characteristics I look for in someone I am collaborating with or someone I’m hiring is the ability to stay calm when things get dicey. The person who takes things serious but doesn’t get their panties in a wad. They just don’t get their feathers ruffled.  Things don’t always

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The Truth About a Sabbatical with Nathalie Kalbach

I know it is hard when you’re running a business and trying to keep up a creative practice as well as always be growing and innovating and that it can be tiring. Exciting but exhausting. Nathalie (Nat) Kalbach has been someone who has been inspiring me from her art to her business for over ten

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Chris Martin // The Documentary Series

We go through peaks and valleys in regards to our creativity and production. There are times we battle with overload and there are droughts. These droughts can be inspiration, motivation, lack of projects, etc. Everyone battles this.

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