Cool Stuff by Creative PeopleMarch 4, 2016Leave a comment

Blind Man Draws Self-Portrait

In this video, we see Tommy Edison, who has been blind since birth, respond to the popular request to draw various objects based on how he thinks they look including a cat, a car, and himself. I found the video inspirational and decided to try drawing a self-portrait with my eyes closed. A photo posted by

AnimationFebruary 8, 20161 Comment

I met a robot at a ballet once.

A hand-drawn animated storybook poem about a girl who meets a robot at a ballet and has an existential crisis. Written, Narrated, and Animated by Isabela Dos Santos.

Cool ProductsFebruary 1, 2016

One Second A Day [with Videos]

We do not remember days, we remember moments. -Cesare Pavese How much do you remember from last year?

How-toJanuary 11, 2016

Inbox Zero – Organize Your Inbox in 3 Steps

Does your email inbox stress you out?  Mine does, and it’s time for a change. Time for inbox

BloggingJanuary 4, 2016Leave a comment

Embracing Narcissim

It has been 17 months since being laid off from my day job. For the past year and a half (minus one month), I’ve been surviving as an artist and educator. It hasn’t been easy. It is a struggle that is stressful, exhausting, and heartbreaking. I’ve had to strategically cash checks to avoid banking fees,

UpdateDecember 22, 2015

Gingerbread Sculpting!

These competitors take gingerbread sculpting to the next level in the “the Olympics of Gingerbread”. The Annual National Gingerbread

FilmmakingDecember 23, 2015Leave a comment

What You Need for a Successful Video Web Series

The dream of the amateur filmmaker is to nail the web series game. Having witnessed the success of The Guild, the viral power of Dr. Horrible Sing Along Blog, or the long lasting Homestar Runner, we can see how powerful a successful web series can be. Just from merchandising and fan support an artist can make a

UpdateDecember 21, 2015

Balloon Twisting for Fear and Profit

Balloon twisting scares the hell out of me. Well, just one part of it. The actual doing it,

AnimationDecember 1, 2015Leave a comment

UPDATE – The Learn to Animate Course is Launching December 7th!

You’ve heard about it! You’ve been waiting for it! It’s here! We had originally planned for a November 30th, Cyber Monday,  but because of bad planning, unforseen circumstances, and issues with our mac computer, we will be pushing the launch and sales date to December 7th. get the Learn to Animate Course!  Go to for

Knock-Down Drag-Out WriteNovember 27, 2015

Day 27 – Last few Days

We are on our last few days of the challenge.

Knock-Down Drag-Out WriteNovember 23, 2015

Day 23 of 30 – Last Week

It is day 23 of 30. Jason’s Word Count = 3,000 words Leah’s Word Count = 23,975 words