Marian’s Sketchbook Confessions

Marian’s Sketchbook Confessions

In this week’s podcast episode, Don’t Wait for Perfect, I made a creative confession…  I have been waiting for perfect when it comes to my sketchbook.  The issue for me is two-fold… Number one (and this is the biggie) – It’ll be...
Don’t Wait for Perfect

Don’t Wait for Perfect

“Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.”Seth godin   There are many ways we can get stuck creatively.  We can burn out.  We can hit a wall.  We can fail.  And we can wait for perfect.Perfection is obviously not real, and while we know...
what is creative frontier for you?

what is creative frontier for you?

As Shaunna and I were talking through The Creative Exponent and the potential readers we’re writing and talking to, the image of someone struggling with the idea that they are creative came to mind.  I thought of someone like my mom…who plays guitar and...
why a podcast

why a podcast

Before we even had a proper name or a formulated idea for what The Creative Exponent would be (we called it “Marian & Shaunna Offering”), we knew it would involve courses.  That’s where it started.  We have both learned a lot in our 10+ years of...
nothing new under the sun

nothing new under the sun

As a creative, I long to be original, yet I always find myself looking to the past or to others…to what has been done or to what is currently being done, for inspiration.  I fight that.  I do.  I look to nature, music, places, and my own imagination.  But the...