A community to help you DISCOVERUPHOLD and SHARE your creativity.

A community to help you DISCOVER, UPHOLD and SHARE your creativity.

 

the creative exponent

cre·​a·​tive ex·po·nent (noun):

a person who believes in and upholds the truth of their creativity

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“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” 

– aristotle

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Cordati Studies

Cordati Studies

As promised, I kept a sketchbook when I was traveling in Europe.  I approached it with the same trepidation I always do when I'm sketching or painting.  I still felt like I was going to get it "wrong" (whatever that really means.)  But, I pushed.  I made sure I set...

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Classification Folders

Classification Folders

What marian likes  What originally attracted me to these folders were the colors!  Pale blue, mint green, grassy green, navy, etc.  What sold me on them was the divided sections that I could use to keep notes and paperwork organized...

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The Real Hilarity of Recording a Podcast

The Real Hilarity of Recording a Podcast

We are absolutely loving recording our podcasts for you guys.  I mean it.  Marian messaged me from her trip to say she missed recording, and I feel the same exact way.  We love talking about things we're passionate about, things that matter, and things that can...

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Flow

Flow

I always love it when I find new reading materials and I recently found a new-to-me magazine - Flow.  Words like mindfulness, imperfection, and creativity are what drew me to it and they didn't disappoint. The magazines are packed with great articles, inspiring art,...

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Delfonics Pens

Delfonics Pens

  what marian likesI love that this pen writes tiny!  I think this plays into my neat and tidy nature.  I do not like blobby ink marks or pens that bleed onto the paper, making my lines look thick and messy.  I also like the look of...

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Creative Spaces: Mary Finlayson’s Studio

Creative Spaces: Mary Finlayson’s Studio

"My studio has a personality of its own. It can be a monstrous clutter from one end to the other or, at times, the very model of simplicity. " Harley brown   WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT MARY'S SPACEIn short, a few things...

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“As creatives, we must find the balance of our fears and dreams.  Where fear turns into caution and dreams turn into vision.” 

– Shaunna West

THE CREATIVE EXPONENT

BEST SUITED FOR

Anyone longing to discover, uphold and share their creativity.  Welcome to The Creative Exponent!

RUNNING A CREATIVE BUSINESS

BEST SUITED FOR

Creatives wanting to turn their creativity into a business  or grow an existing business.

ESTABLISHING YOUR BRAND VOICE

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Creatives beginning a new business or upholding an established business looking for more clarity and storytelling.

MARIAN

MARIAN

Marian is a paint enthusiast & natural encourager.  She is the epitome of a multi-passionate entrepreneur with a spiderweb of creative endeavors including writing, photography, design, fine art, furniture refinishing, and home décor.  She has a habit of turning every hobby into a business, which can be simultaneously amazing and a problem.  You can find Marian elsewhere on the internet by Googling Miss Mustard Seed…

SHAUNNA

SHAUNNA

Shaunna is a chronic creative dabbler, a mom of two, and creator of the lifestyle brand & blog, Perfectly Imperfect.  Her dabblings have included writing, photography, painting furniture, retail, design and decorating, and most recently, branding and business consulting.  She has a tendency to plow forward into new endeavors like The Creative Exponent, and along the way, has also developed a soft spot for celebrating beauty in broken things and people.  Now, more than ever, she doesn’t want your creativity to be one of those things that feels broken…

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