How are you staying connected this month – to your creativity and your tribe? Share in a comment below and I’ll choose one at random and send one of these cards to you!
You’re traveling or otherwise out of your normal rhythm. The new stimulus gives you ideas for changes to make work, home and the studio. Ignited by the inspiration, you vow to take action. But before long, you’re sucked back into your groove and those flashes of inspiration fade. You begin to be suspicious about inspiration. […]
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For all the authors who have persevered, the editors who have cared, and the publishers who believe. They give me hope, and for that I am grateful. for the artists, art supply manufacturers, gallery owners and museum keepers. They remind me that expression matters, and for that I am grateful. for all my contemporary artists […]
Breaking news! There’s been a shakedown here at Original Impulse Inc. This happens every time I come back from Europe – we’re back in the home office ready to put our juju to work. The artist wants more time in the schedule, and the CEO is busy making plans to grow Original Impulse. The writer […]
In this episode, a peek into the luscious and drool-inducing Sennelier art supply store in Paris. I got some serious art juju here – which I share at the end of the video.
Chris Guillebeau’s Denver stop for his Unconventional Book Tour was a blast. We all met at West Side Books and huddled over cupcakes to glean inspiration from Chris’s message: dare to be different. Also, books matter. I got so inspired, I made some major decisions over the weekend. You’ll see more about those soon, but […]
*Hacker – A creative person who doesn’t take no for an answer, who relishes finding new ways to beat old systems. This is my definition of a hacker, and the skills and qualities of a hacker are exactly the same skills required to be creative at work, home and in the studio. Chris Guillebeau is […]
Remember the time you were stuck at the side of the road all night, trying to hitchhike your way to Andorra? Then there’s the time you spent four hours in a Madrid train station, trying to buy tickets, only to be thrown out by the ticket seller because you were a weeping wreck. Or how […]