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How “No” is Good Art Making

  I’ve discovered that in parts of Europe, Italy and France in particular “no” is a perfectly acceptable answer. The French make our  “yes” ridden society look compulsive. One of the first things I learned in business was to never say “no.” Your actions may say it, but you can’t...

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When art tells you its story…

  Clarissa Pinkola Estes, prolific storyteller of fables and folklore and Jungian psychotherapist likes to say… that when we sleep, we don’t sleep as adults. No, we sleep as children and wake up as children (just before putting on our adult suits). But when it’s warm enough outside to pop...

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Po’Bird illustrated children’s book is now available on Amazon!

  Well this book was a whole lot of fun to make. It’s took exactly a year. An illustration here and there, numerous re-writes and design rounds—but now, I’m rather fond of the little bird. I put him through more than any bird without wings should go through… but hopefully...

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The Children Got it Goin’ On!

At the public pool where I swim, I see some of the most surprising, sweet, messy, touching, heartbreaking, heart-making pages of humanity. Stories within stories that exists within sweaty cement walls — bodies of water that can make eyes sheepish and shy from the Chlorine. Squealing kid screams against the...

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