Big project to do? Deadline looming over your head? I give you... Things (places, links, shows, etc.) to Avoid: The news Anything that starts out with "Trump did..." Shiny things, glitter, new pens. New pens? Where? No, really, don't look. A marathon of Bee and Puppycat. Must. Not. Watch now. Maybe just one episode... Cute… Continue reading Focus for Creative People – What to Avoid
I've been creating a video for my Creativity in the Workplace final project. Learning how to Align your Biz is a very important skill that helps your creativity flow better. It was fun and exciting to become very clear what my new goals were.
2017 was an uphill climb for many people. I wrote, I created a lot, I experimented. I learned about my limits and boundaries. I worked in my Brain often (my sketchbook), and created pages and pages of activities for my book. I also questioned myself. As I created and doodled and poured out my ideas… Continue reading A Year of Weird Mirrors
Creative people are sensitive people. We can enjoy the subtle differences among Yellows, a beautiful piece of music brings tears to our eyes, and a mall this time of year is the equivalent experience of throwing on all the lights at 3 a.m. when you were sound asleep. Overload to our sensitive systems can happen… Continue reading How to Avoid the Holiday Overload When You are a Sensitive Creative
Care to join the virtual designers with your own cupcake design to the Gallery of Cupcakes? Fun Activity: Help Design Some Cupcakes Enter the Cupcake Room, and design a cupcake, but don't be afraid of making mistakes (see reject cupcakes). Print out and download the sheet below to play. Send me your pics and I… Continue reading Gallery of Cupcakes
I hate and I like my 3d animation class. It really feels like Rocket Science and what should take a shorter time always takes forever. I am grateful most of my homework is done during the day when the kids have school because my language at the computer becomes very...colorful. The guy who wrote the… Continue reading The Excitement Theory: when you are lost
It's easy to get lost. The world is a little crazy right now. From too much water to too much hate. As an empath or a sensitive creative person you can get lost in the waves of the collective helplessness. Feeling not enough, is the symptom. And those are the times you need to remember, you… Continue reading You are enough
Take out a sketchbook and draw and doodle ideas for…if you could catch Stars in Jars. In the Invention Room, they do just that. And later sell them in the mall. If you are a writer, write about it. Tell me about this invention. Tell me about stars. Design thoughts: Are the stars pointy? Do… Continue reading Creative Prompt: Stars in Jars