podcasts: engaging ideas

May 29, 2009 | 1 Comment

I don’t spend much time in my car these days. But when I am behind the wheel, my iPhone is usually pumping out a podcast. Here are some of my favorite podcasts that revolve around engaging with or expressing ideas: The Accidental Creative (iTunes/website) This podcast was a recent recommendation by my friend Blaine Hogan. […]

hands on with shovebox

May 21, 2009 | Leave a comment

A few months ago, I mentioned that I was using Shovebox — one of the endless number of Mac apps to organize notes, photos and more. At the time, I mentioned that it was not going to replace Yojimbo for me. Still true. But I found that it worked well as a means of storing […]

deepest differences

May 18, 2009 | 1 Comment

IVP has been kind enough to allow me to pick out some of their recent releases for review. I look forward to reading the books that caught my attention and sharing them with you here in the months to come. First up is a book called Deepest Differences: A Christian-Atheist Dialogue, by James Sire, and […]

scratch when you don't itch [the creative habit]

May 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

This post is part of an ongoing series of reflections on The Creative Habit, by Twyla Tharp. It is a guest post by my friend Blaine Hogan. Blaine is an actor, a visual artist. He’s great at making stuff, and he does it for a living as an Experience Engineer at Willow Creek Community Church. […]

the creative practices podcast

May 15, 2009 | Leave a comment

To make the Creative Practices interview series more convenient to access, I have created both an audio and video podcast of the series. The links below will open iTunes and take you directly to the page where you can subscribe to each: Creative Practices: Audio Edition Creative Practices: Video Edition If you’ve enjoyed the series, and would be kind enough to add a review in iTunes, I’d appreciate it!

creative practices: cesar torres

May 13, 2009 | 2 Comments

Cesar Torres (@cesart) is my second guest for the Creative Practices interview series. Cesar is a freelance graphic communicator and one of the co-founders of Conjunctured, a co-working space in Austin. Cesar shares how he generates design ideas out of conversations with his clients, how he has benefited from co-working, and how Things has been […]

be good to your soul [the creative habit]

May 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

This post is part of an ongoing series of reflections on my reading of The Creative Habit, by Twyla Tharp. There has been a slight gap between posts in The Creative Habit series. By slight, I mean 42 days, 4 hours and 48 minutes. Approximately. I didn’t intend it that way. But I suppose the […]