June 11, 2015

Creative Strategy Striving for Perfection

A perfectionist is a person who “strives for or demands the highest standards of excellence in work, especially in his or her own work.” Striving for […]
April 22, 2015

Creative Strategy Lose the Referee

When you are starting to learn how to draw, it is easy to get stuck by your own expectations. In the beginning, your images may not […]
April 1, 2015

Creative Strategy: Mistake or Creative Change?

One of the common obstacles while learning to draw is the tendency to stop simply because you made a mistake. I would like to suggest that […]
April 15, 2013

Penny Newell's Doodling and Process Poem

Really, doodling and poetry? Yes, this image above is a Process Poem by Penny Newell.  As you know, I am a big fan of using doodling […]
December 27, 2012

Creative Strategy: Life Long Learning

One of my favorite creative strategies is the idea of life long learning.  How great is this concept!  We can spend our whole life learning new […]
October 8, 2012

Visual notes by Charles Eames

I was excited to find this image that illustrates the design process of Charles Eames.  This was originally used in a design article written by him. […]
September 24, 2012

Frank Gehry's Creative Steps

I am fascinated with the creative process and how ideas are started and developed.  Frank Gehry  starts his design process with a conceptual sketch, he then […]
August 13, 2012

Play as a Creative Strategy Video

Here is another video clip with a creative strategy that I made several years ago.  Unreasonable expectations can become a huge stumbling block when learning a […]
August 2, 2012

Creative Changes Video

Several years ago I was challenged by my college to create a series of video clips. This one recognizes the importance of being flexible with the […]
July 26, 2012

Your Creative Brain

“Your Creative Brain Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in your Life” is the latest book that has me all jazzed up about the […]
May 31, 2012

The Doodle Revolution with Sunni Brown

Here is  Sunni Brown, who is putting the DO back into doodling.  She is proving that creative problem solving has better results when ideas are doodled. […]
May 21, 2012

Visual Thinking for Business with Dan Roam

Wow, Dan Roam is a visual problem solving consultant, what a great job.  He is working with companies to utilize visual communication for problem solving and […]
May 6, 2012

Doodling in the Conference Room

Doodling is moving into the corporate world!  Here is a link to an article in The Wall Street Journal by Rachel Emma Silverman talking about “putting […]
February 17, 2012

Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron holds my hand as I travel on my creative journey.  I first became familiar with her point of view after reading “The Artist Way” […]
January 18, 2012

Moving through Creative Stumbling Blocks

Do you get stuck when you are practicing your drawing or playing around with a project and it doesn’t look  like you want it to?  Do […]
January 14, 2012

Got Whack Pack App?

Whack Pack by Roger von Oech Start your day with an inspirational creativity word and activity card.  This morning, mine was “Make it Fun”.  The card […]
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