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Love on Designers (& Creatives) 2023

Back in 2018 my friend Kim Panella and I decided to take the month of February to love on our friends, mentors, co-workers and people starting in the field, also taking a week to do some self-love. This is not limited to Designers only but any Creative. Will you join me this year and celebrate […]

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Imagination Exercise: A Conversation with Friends

This week I am excited to have invited a few friends on to talk about this 30 day challenge we have embarked on. You can pick it up and join in anytime. It doesn’t have to be in line with the beginning of a month. It only has to be something that you want to

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Sandi Hester // Sketchbooks as Process Tools

Episode 423 LIVE on Wed, Nov 9, 2022 or Listen here Sandi Hester is an artist and has a fantastic channel on YouTube called “Bits of an Artist’s Life.” I found her this summer and she was just the medicine I needed. She is always growing and trying new things in her art. Sandi’s process

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Ryan Hollingsworth // Putting Pride Aside

Episode 420, LIVE on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 I heard Ryan’s story at Design Revival (https://designrevival.ga an awesome conference in Columbus Georgia) this past August. I was struck by his ability to grow, adapt, recognize the places where he needed to grow, and the leadership and direction he was given. Ryan is the Creative Director

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Launching a Course on Visual Notetaking with Anthony Banks

This week we are meeting on Saturday and we are CELEBRATING!!!! Why you ask? Or what are we celebrating? TEN YEARS of doing the podcast!!!!! Can you believe it? And I am excited to continue this journey with you. And this week we will be filled with hope by hearing Anthony Banks story. He is an incredible

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How to be a Superfriend with Dave Clayton Part 1

We all need a good wingman. Someone who can go with us places, introduce us to people that they know we would get on with. We need people to lift us, to listen, to treat everyone the same. I don’t know about you but I am not looking for superfans but rather superfriends. Dave Clayton

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The Life of an Illustrator with Tom Froese

Episode 410, Aired April 20, 2022. Season 4.1 Or Listen here Super stoked to interview one of my favorite illustrators and one of my absolute favorite Skillshare teachers. I love Tom’s style, his detail, his simple shapes, his shading, really it is super super exciting for me to meet Tom. I literally ripped out some

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ADHD screening Thomas Jockin

So You Think You Might Have ADHD with Thomas Jockin

This week we will talk to Thomas Jockin, he is a type designer and design professor who is also an entrepreneur. He is now a researcher and about to have a paper published for screening for ADHD. I hope you’ll join me for this special episode (Episode 405) on THURSDAY, March 3 at 3:30pm ET

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Two Illustrators Locking Arms with Dameon Williams and Josh Lewis

Episode 397, Airs Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 Illustrators usually have distinct styles and don’t often partner up for projects together. Well this week that is exactly what happened. Dameon Williams and Josh Lewis. This team-up is different and these illustrators are unique. This duo is hoping to do more collaborations and stretch in the future.

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