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Creativity, 2011 A.D.

Alexander McQueen has an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY right now. I went there on the Tuesday after July 4th when it seemed like most of the city had to go back to work. No lines and a less crazy crowd then usual meant getting up-close time with one of the…

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SXSW 2011

The SXSW Download

After 5 days of panels, parties, core conversations and conversations starting with, “Hey, we know each other on Twitter!” I’m back from Austin and am generally exhasuted. And freshly motivated. Exhaustingly motivated is probably more like it.  For star…

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Procrastination

Personal Projects & Procrastination

Personal projects are very important. They give us creative types the chance to create work without clients and restrictions; to explore new creative avenues and methods without fear of scrutiny or rejection; to create something that may change our lives forev…

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Mistakes & Why They’re Not Wrong

Something very interesting happens when you paint with watercolors: mistakes. You can’t always control the flow of water. It lifts the paint and carries it somewhere you never thought to put it, often creating beautiful, serendipitous patterns. When th…

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