Creative Process & Inspiration

A collection of posts about things that I like, that inspire me or make me think. It’s kind of like Tumblr without all the hashtags.

Drawing by Quentin Blake, Beautiful Thoughts collection
Creative Process

On Beautiful Thoughts

Scrolling through these little collections of drawings done by Quentin Blake today and thinking about how something so simple, done repeatedly, can turn into a ...
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Block Prints

Fast by Permission

When you block print on old cookbook pages and then make crossout poetry from the remaining words, it gets a bit… steamy. It’s been a ...
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Block Prints

Rainbow in the Storm

“Stormy Rainbow” is a two-layer, 5"x7" linocut block print on 120gsm Strathmore printmaking paper. The inks are all Speedball, though I used a mix of ...
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Watch This

“Yesterday”

I finally watched “Yesterday” last night and it was fantastic. Warm. Funny. Sweet. Incredibly enjoyable. Not at all cheesy or overdone. I had expected it ...
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do the work [photo of fire]
Photography

“The secret is to show up, do the work, and go home.”

Former men's gymnastics national team coach Christopher Sommer talks about breaking through frustration and committing to a long-term goal.
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Block Prints

Sweater Weather and Showing Your Work

Over the last 10+ years I’ve built dozens of websites, funnels, sales pages. Split test thousands of headlines. Sent millions of emails and newsletters. Written ...
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