What’s Your Take on Pinterest?

Pinterest is the next big thing, right? Look out, Facebook. Get over yourself, Twitter. You're so 2011, Tumblr. That's the noise echoing through social media. It's so loud it reached the editor of one of my freelance clients, who asked me to write an article about how Pinterest is causing both excitement and concern among …

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Creativity and Originality

While away at my MFA residency I'm highlighting posts from early in this blog's life, posts not seen by most current readers of the Artist's Road blog. What does it mean to be original with your art? Can you truly be original when you follow the wisdom of those who preceded you? "Are You Original?" …

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The Sword and the Pen

"The incubation process of thought sometimes takes awhile to ferment... I'm always at work, 24-7, in my head." That nugget of wisdom, shared with me by Vermont illustrator Adam Glazer on my cross-country U.S. road trip, should strike a chord with many creatives. (A short video interview with him is below.) But while creatives all …

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