Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

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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Upcoming Events – come play with me!

Hello friends! Just a quick note to invite you to a couple of different events this month. First, I’ll be teaching my Chalk Board Lettering workshop October 13th, at Craft Maker’s Studio in Pleasanton, CA, 10 – 12:30. In this Intro to Chalk Lettering Workshop, you’ll learn some tricks for designing both print and cursive…

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Dear Love Warriors…

It gets harder all the time to consistently choose love, yeah? So much of what passes for discourse today is fueled by fear and rage, and that’s some pretty difficult terrain for a love warrior to navigate. I’m writing this post for two reasons. First, to urge you to keep trying. I think (despite evidence…

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A doodly owl draw-along

So, in preparation for some really fun projects in the months ahead, I’m buckling down and learning how to use the video-editing software I’ve had on my computer for about two years. To make myself do it, I’ve decided to create some very short 1 to 3-minute doodling videos, called “draw-alongs”! You know, like “sing-alongs,”…

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Stuck → Unstuck

I’ve been thinking a lot about the ways in which we all get stuck in our lives (professionally, creatively, personally), how uncomfortable the feeling of being stuck is, and how hard it can be to navigate our own stalled evolutions. Because it’s been on my mind, I’ve been having conversations with friends and fellow creatives…

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