Welcome to Tut Tuesday (or Tutorial Tuesday for 'long'), where we learn somethin' every Tuesday! This week I wanted to share this tutorial from School of Motion, who specialize in teaching motion graphics (mograph for short) techniques.
Just Breathe We all need a Sabbath. Take time to breathe, to decompress, to renew your mind. Color. Write a poem. Make something. Play. Take your mind out of the weekly funk, and bring it somewhere new.
Welcome to Wednesday Wisdom, where I try to get us over the hump with a huge kaboom idea to motivate you to make the rest of the week the best it can be.
My daughter was hanging out in her little tent this morning, and - as I was headed out the door for work - I saw her writing on a card inside.
Change is weird and not at all comfortable, and, therefore, not what I'm about. But there are times in our lives where we do have to face changes head-on. I think I am at one of those times now.
The Plan When I was a sophomore in college, I was studying film (or rather, video production) and I had plans to make movies for my career. I aspired to tell stories, and contribute to the cultural zeitgeist with my talents. Working at a church was the furthest thing from my mind, even though I … Continue reading When Plans Don’t Work Out
Don't slog through a book that isn't going to enrich your life just to say you read it. Nothing is going to magically give you your time back once you finish it, so don't waste your time.
Real Ones Do Real Things I love Shea Serrano. The guy has such a way with words, and he uses them for a mission. As much as I love Shea's writing, his tweets are just as gold. He doesn't have a HUGE following - around 262K followers - but they are some of the most … Continue reading New Year, January 2019 – Let’s GO.
I've been measuring my life by projects as long as I can remember. You could say I have a history of taking on huge, chunky projects and letting them frame the narrative of what my life is like during a season. I've worked on novels, written the aforementioned tv-serial, produced large videos throughout my career, and taken large seasons of time to develop and change my art and design style.
I have taken some time to read three books recently that have helped shed light on my current struggles. That's not generally something I do. Usually I use books a means to learn something or entertain myself. But these three books have really been helpful for me. Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life - Dr. … Continue reading Oodles of Books, December Playlist