(Finally finished this long post. Whew.) Happy to have finished the 2016 Make Believe Reality calendar! It’s a continuation of sorts from the one I made last year. I don’t intend to have this become a tradition, but I still like the concept and it’s a good year-end exercise for me to reflect. So I guess I’ll keep making… Read More A Make Believe Reality: Thoughts & Reflections on the Themes of 2015-2016
Creativity, Inc. is the much-lauded book by Pixar co-founder and current president Ed Catmull. It’s generally categorized as a business management book, but that’s really underselling it. It is an inspirational read for anyone interested in creativity, humility and progress. There are plenty of thorough reviews on Amazon, so I just want to use this entry to reflect… Read More Thoughts on Ed Catmull’s Creativity, Inc.
Finally got around to making a personal project I’ve been wanting to do since October: to flush out the cycle of themes from the Emze series The Magical Unseen. It just so happened to work out to match the months of the year, so I made a little 2015 desk calendar and pulled together some… Read More The Magical Unseen: Thoughts at the New Year
Like it or not, the holidays are always a prompt to reflect on the theme of the day. New year’s for how to improve on yourself. Valentine’s Day for how to appreciate your loved one. Thanksgiving for how to be grateful. I wrote a long journal entry today about gratitude and remembering how it can… Read More Thoughts: To Be Grateful