Stuck-Unstuck: Maggie

As part of my on-going Stuck-Unstuck project, I’ll be exploring and posting occasionally about the myriad ways in which we humans often feel hopelessly stuck in our lives – personally, professionally, and creatively. These illustrated posts  will be divided into three categories: personal stories (from all of you); advice (in the form of flow charts, maps,…

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To live a creative life

I created a chalkboard for the new year, a Joseph Chilton Pearce quote: To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. I spotted the quote on Instagram, and it resonated with me because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to live a creative life. Certainly, for…

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All the things!

Hello friends! I have so many things to tell you, I better just dive right in! First, I have a super fun chalkboard workshop coming up on December 15th. It’s called “Chalkboard Signs for Non-Artists,” and I promise that you will leave with a beautiful chalkboard sign (like the one below), made by you, regardless…

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Making a Menu Chalkboard

Recently I created a menu chalkboard for a catering business opening their first brick and mortar restaurant. I took a lot of pictures while I worked because I’m on Instagram, and all the cool kids on Instagram post stories. I think it’s easy for them. I think their lives are made of beautiful, hilarious, poignant,…

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Talking to the furniture

Two weeks before the midterm election, I repurposed one of my illustrations – a little girl holding a red balloon – to create a new illustration that would encourage people to vote. I’d just heard a story on NPR about all the reasons people who are eligible and able to vote in the U.S. don’t.…

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