Certainty Kills Curiosity with Paul Nylander

Paul makes pivoting look easy. He has pursued business opportunities and pursued his passions. I am excited to interview my good friend Paul Nylander this week. Paul loves collage, photography, design, and helping people tell their story in the best way possible. He is amazing at custom book designs. And I mean custom. If you …

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How to be a Superfriend with Dave Clayton

We all need a good wingman. Someone who can go with us places, introduce us to people that they know we would get on with. We need people to lift us, to listen, to treat everyone the same. I don’t know about you but I am not looking for superfans but rather superfriends. Dave Clayton …

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The Life of an Illustrator with Tom Froese

Episode 410, Aired April 20, 2022. Season 4.1 Super stoked to interview one of my favorite illustrators and one of my absolute favorite Skillshare teachers. I love Tom’s style, his detail, his simple shapes, his shading, really it is super super exciting for me to meet Tom. I literally ripped out some of Tom’s work …

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From Designer to Strategist to Artist with Joanna Paola

Season 3.4: Episode 409.Aired LIVE on March 30, 2022 Joanna Paola has been a designer then pivoted to brand strategy, and now is pursuing her fine art. We will talk about her journey and how she is seeing growth. Many of us went to art school for design, but taking drawing classes isn’t always part …

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Reflecting on Markers of Growth a Rapid Recharge

When was the last time you looked through some of your old journals or sketchbooks?  I ask because I have been doing a lot of looking at old sketchbooks recently. One reason is I’ve gotten to teach a class I have never taught before, Conceptual Drawing. I LOVE THIS CLASS!!!! It has given me more …

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From Designer to Modern Artist with Debbie Clapper

Season 3.2Episode 407Aired March 16, 2022 Debbie Clapper has been a designer and illustrator. Debbie has shifted to doing her art full time. She creates public art works for cities, murals for businesses, rooms for home owners who want something modern and fantastic. Debbie not only creates one of a kind pieces of art (never …

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ADHD screening Thomas Jockin

So You Think You Might Have ADHD with Thomas Jockin

This week we will talk to Thomas Jockin, he is a type designer and design professor who is also an entrepreneur. He is now a researcher and about to have a paper published for screening for ADHD. I hope you’ll join me for this special episode (Episode 405) on THURSDAY, March 3 at 3:30pm ET …

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NFT learn about Kostas Kollias

Learning About NFTs with Kostas & the Forest

There’s a lot to learn. I know almost nothing about this and will be asking questions about how Kostas Kollias and the other people in the Forest are building this creative community of artist and teaching them how to make, share, and sell their art. I hope you will join us for the LIVE taping …

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Strengthening Your Mindset with Mario Quezada

Last week… was a blur. It was the recharge week. For last week in Love on Creatives/Designers you were supposed to do some self-care. Did you? I did! I got my hair cut!!! WAHOOOOOOOOO!!!!! And it needed it. I hadn’t had it cut in over 2 months. But honestly, I have been struggling. I really …

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