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Inspiration in Action with Dameon Williams Episode 471 LIVE on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 7:30pm GMT / 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT / 8:30am in Hawaii. This week we dive into illustrator, Dameon Williams inspiration. We find out where he does his research, where he finds his tools and brushes, and how his process has been shaped by the illustrator's he's studied.

Inspiration in Action with Dameon Williams

This week we continuing with my new favorite series, the Inspiration in Action. You know why this is my favorite? Because I get to see how people are inspired by other artists, by experiences, by things they read, and people in their life. Then I get to see how that impacted their life and work. […]

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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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Inspiration in Action with Marius Valdes

This series is fascinating to me because I love seeing how people learn, how what they are experiencing, reading, and seeing influence and effect their art and design. His characters are lovable and joyful. Marius brings that joy to walls through his murals, bookshelves through his books and illustration projects, and anywhere else stickers can live. You can get your own stickers, art, books, and more by visiting his website.

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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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Dustin Lee // Where Are They Now series

This week we end the Where Are They Now series with my good friend Dustin Lee. We first had Dustin on the show back in August of 2015. (Wow over eight years ago!) Dustin was able to build a business in his off time, pay for diapers and more from this passive income business. In 2014 he made over 125k on his own.

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Doc Reed // Where Are They Now series

Have you had a friend that you can’t really pin point when you met them, they feel like they have been in your life for a long time and it feels like they have always been there? That is what Doc Reed is like for me. He has been on this creative journey with me

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Scotty Russell // Where Are They Now series

Scotty Russell is a coach, artist, designer, podcaster, speaker, dad to three and husband. Scotty is someone who is passionate about helping other people. He is empathetic towards people who are amazing but are in less than great situations. He has helped hundreds of creatives take their side hustle to be their main hustle through his unique spin on mindset, motivation, and marketing.

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