Self-taught professional photographer Chase Jarvis did a morning Q&A over Coffee where he answered one question that concerns all of us: How do you take time for yourself? Even though we all have 24h in a day, today more than ever it seems that the difference between two good artists is their ability to maximize what they can […]
Creativity is a word that can terrify or liberate. For decades it was believed that creativity was a gift given to a selected few, while others -the “creativity-deprived”- had to accept their fate: working in normal jobs. It is now more and more accepted that creativity is something we are all born with and start […]
Here I am, back with another article about “what Austin Kleon says“; and if you’re on my Monthly Creative Menu‘s list, you are becoming really familiar with Kleon’s universe. The good thing is that there is always something more to learn from a student of life, and this year SXSW Keynote is here to confirm it. Austin Kleon’s keynote is the […]
Feeling Down After Another Setback? Video Essay “The Long Game” Will Help Put Your Career Into Perspective And Find a New Breath
The life of a freelance storyteller is anything but a clear path, there is no recipe to anything but this three truth: work hard, work every day and don’t lose faith [and stay a decent human being in the process ]. But even if you apply these three ingredients, no chefs can tell you when you’ll […]
Last week, freelance editor Jonny Elwyn asked me if I would consider reviewing his ebook, ‘How to Be a Freelance Creative‘ to which I said that I would love to, but it will be a fair review. Understand: if it’s bad, I will either say it or won’t write about it. Well, let’s end the suspense […]
Daily Rituals: Learn about the Creative Routine of Lynch, Fellini, Bergman, Beethoven, Mozart, Asimov, Angelou, Sand etc.
Have you ever wondered how other artists were organizing the 24 hours we’re allocated each day to deal with life and create work? If so, you are in luck as writer Mason Currey collected stories about more than a hundred artists, filmmakers, writers, philosophers, composers, painters etc. revealing how “some of the greatest minds of the past four […]
Up until January 2011, you probably knew Tiffany Shlain as the Webby Awards’ founder. After that if, like me, you were at Sundance, you’d always remember Tiffany Shlain as the director behind the excellent documentary Connected, which also was her first feature film. Over the years doing Connected, Shlain has developed a specific storytelling style, mixing medias, using archives, […]
Austin Kleon is a writer who draws. If you are not familiar with Kleon’s work, he is an artist who gained a lot of attention a few years back with his Newspaper Blackout’s poems and hit home with ‘Steal Like An Artist‘, a manifesto he wrote to his younger self and “to anyone who’s trying to […]
Soderbergh is dead, long live Soderbergh! Steven Soderbergh might have said he was done with filmmaking and talking about the film industry, but he is far from stopping being creative and having fun. Using @Bitchuation, a Twitter account created in April 2011, Soderbergh announced in April 29 of this year his intention to tweet a […]
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