Drawing Idalou in the backyard. getting ready to animate...
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
In my Creativity in the Workplace Graduate class we read an article that the professor wrote about what he learned while designing hats for the Cirque du Soleil in 1996. The article is called "The 8 Lessons for building a creative workplace.” This is my reaction reproduced here and shared. Reading about working in a… Continue reading Can they feel your spark? And instrinsic motivation
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.
As you may or may not know balloon animals often visit the Idea Emporium Bakery and are partial to ice cream sodas. I don't know a great deal about balloon animals that have came to life, but I can only theorize then, that the balloon animals are not lactose intolerant, which is a good thing.… Continue reading How to draw a balloon animal: a lesson in shading
In a few weeks I start Graduate School online for Education Transformation (doesn't that sound cool?) I am scrambling around to get done what I need to before that, and I still am learning 2d animation and Aftereffects. I had this idea, what if I hosted on my site a Video Tuesday? That way I… Continue reading Updates and Video Tuesdays
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