Flexing Workflows for Lion

July 26, 2011 | 6 Comments

LionI popped out of bed last Wednesday knowing Lion was set to show up in the App store at any minute. You might think me a nerd or a fanboy, but I’m going to go with “early adopting cutting edge trendsetter”. My (im)patience was rewarded as it showed up right after I showered and dressed.… Read more

The Creative Loop: Movement

July 18, 2011 | Leave a comment

In part one of this series, I introduced The Creative Loop and described the stages that exist in the loop: Engage, Capture, and Create. In this part, I will focus on the movement between the stages. It is helpful to recognize the stages, but the hard work of creativity happens in the between.… Read more

The Creative Loop: Stages

July 7, 2011 | Leave a comment

A year ago, I scratched out a drawing in Penultimate. It was an idea I dubbed The Creative Loop as an attempt to visualize how my creative process works itself out. (At the time, I think it was mostly an excuse to try out Penultimate. An app I love, even though The Creative Loop scrawl is the only thing worth keeping that I’ve captured.)

The sketch stuck with me, and I revisited it from time to time to look at it and refined it here and there.… Read more