Monthly Archives: August 2012

What time of day do you do your best work? You hear people claim to be either a night owl or an early bird, but I would like to think that the habit of getting creative work done is something that can be trained to happen – we aren’t necessarily stuck in one mode for our entire life. If you had asked me a few years ago I would have said NIGHT… Read More

I believe in being open to methods of all kinds, from the most archaic techniques to the cutting edge. For example I think that mining your dreams is a great source for inspiration. But I also think that plain old brainstorming can be just as effective, and these days there are some great brainstorming software tools out there. The best that I have found so far is called Workflowy. It’s a simple… Read More

I helped my buddy paint his bar the other day. it seemed the neighborly thing to do. Especially since I go there all the time and I’m a pretty lousy tipper. I felt like I owed him about 3 hours of free labour in unpaid back-tips.I don’t know why I’m such a crummy tipper. I used to be a busboy, and also a barista once, and I know that when you’re working… Read More

Coming October 19th to Portland . . . a free comix & arts festival. It’s Free! With . . . Harkham Hooyman Terzis And other terrific artists. More artists than you could fit on a regular sized yellow schoolbus. If you’re a follower of this blog and you live in Portland you will be interested to hear about the upcoming workshop/exhibition/circus/ruckus/comics multi-headed underground hydra monster that is The Projects. It looks cool…. Read More