"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple." — Jack Kerouac
Stepping on a shard of broken glass.
Attending a kindergarten violin recital.
Slamming your big toe against a steel frame...
We've been communicating since the beginnings of mankind. The evidence is strewn all across human history as rock art, jewelry and cave paintings.
Visuals have been doing the talking for us for at least 39,900 years. Drawings, paintings and pictographs told stories for us before we were able to write them out...
A student asked me, "How do I get rid of this writer's block?"
I teach a class at the Miami Ad School all about pursuing passion projects as a creative. He had been diligently working on a TV sitcom idea (a really funny one) and got stuck...
It's been another one of those whirlwind weeks for me. The kind that shakes you up until you can't see straight and leaves you with treasure at the end.
Coming off the high of last week's Being Boss conference, I shifted right into hosting a watercolor lettering class with the oh-so-talented Ana Victoria Calderón.
I'm sitting in my living room right now watching my cat rest, listening to the neighbor blowing leaves in their yard, enjoying the sunlight dancing through the window.
I'm unwinding after one of those weeks where I was just going through it. I felt as though nothing I was doing was right.
This week, I spent quite some time thinking about what it is I'm trying to accomplish with this community of ours.
Every Sunday, I send an email to you and other creative spirits. The intention is to share my thoughts, stories, and opinions with you, along with the occasional promotion for something interesting I'm creating.Read More