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...
Do it Anyway

Do it Anyway

So when we talk about going for it, there is fear. Real, raw, and sometimes paralyzing fear. Shaunna painting a canvas the very first time back in 2014, with no clue of where it would end up We both have experienced this. We have started things (MANY things) before it...
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...
The Birthday Cake

The Birthday Cake

It was the Friday night before Ava’s tenth birthday. Keep in mind we were having a small celebration, nothing fancy, on Saturday with our family and a few of her close friends.  There would be fun pink snacks and pizza ordered, a little shopping, and a spend the...