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Mm Mm Monday – Dave Grohl

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Dave Grohl was the keynote speaker at SXSW this year. I shared Bruce Springteen’s moving keynote last year, and this year Dave’s is just as important and beautiful for artists of all stripes. He poetically details a life of inspiration, … Read More

Why Spontaneity Comes from Following the Rules

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Over at Lateral Action, there is an interesting (& rather deep) post regarding a conversation between Brian Eno and the developer of Sim City, and the application of rules bringing about successful spontaneity. Read the full article here:http://lateralaction.com/articles/brian-eno-will-wright/ The simplest, … Read More

The Benefit of Letting Go

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A great post from Lateral Action:http://lateralaction.com/articles/creativity-unconscious/ “Whenever you set out to do something extraordinary, there comes a point where… you have to choose between trying to control everything – or letting go and getting carried away by something bigger and … Read More

Prepare to have your mind blown: THREADCAKES!

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Okay, so there is something called “ThreadCakes”, which is cake designs based on Threadless tee shirts. In case you don’t already know and love Threadless:http://www.threadless.com And here is Threadcakes:http://www.threadcakes.com/ So not only did this person make an AMAZING ThreadCake, they … Read More

Creative Fun: Drawing!

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In the course of doing the Artist Way several times over the past 10 years, I have sought out various avenues of creative expression for my Artist Date. In the second chapter of the book, you are told to make … Read More

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