Tag Archives: Software Development

Because They Think It’s Easy

If you are an artist, I have some terrible news for you.  If you think that writing, drawing, painting, animating, film making or music production take skill, application, years of training and a good deal of creativity and discipline, you’re … Continue reading

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Where the Magic Happens

This has been one of those weeks where a few seemingly unrelated ideas were brought to my attention, but they got me thinking about what connects them all.  The first thing I saw was an article about flourishing.  (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/science/17tierney.html).  Martin … Continue reading

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Paying Attention

Life is fast.  It’s perhaps stating the obvious, but the pace of information, that routinely flows in our direction, is like never before.  With so much competition for our attention and so much competition for the attention of our audiences, … Continue reading

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Fatigue

This one poses a real dilemma for me.  On the one hand, fatigue is your body’s way of telling you it needs to rest and renew.  However, one of the best ways to counter fatigue is to do something creative. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sketching

This is something I picked up in the life drawing classes I attend.  Every session, we spend the first 10 – 20 minutes making very rapid sketches.  They are on A2 layout paper, so they are totally disposable student sketches, … Continue reading

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