Design

The Creative Process for Creatives Can Get Pretty Creative

Whoever says being creative is a natural process is pretty much lying.¬†Creativity takes lots of energy, guts, emotions, and work. I’m one of the lucky few. I’m paid to be creative. When that happens and I don’t feel like I’m being creative enough, pandemonium ensues. (It’s all inside of my head at least. See “guilt” post for reference.) The paychecks,…

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Diary

Why I Love Social Media

It’s fun connecting with people online…but it’s even better having the eyes and ears of all of your friends a few keystrokes away. Luckily for me, all but one of my friends from art school is on Twitter so it’s great being able to keep up with their projects. I shared a minor victory on Twitter and a few minutes…

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Diary

Sleepy in Seattle

The recent emotional upheaval in my life has rekindled my drive towards artistic ambidexterity. Although I like to think of myself as a talented designer and creative marketer, there’s something to be said about pursuing something for the sheer love and thrill of it…not worrying about branding it, hanging it up in a gallery, or hoping that someone else loves…

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