Category Archives: Working Digitally

Digital this and digital that…

When I first started working in ‘design’, digital design really didn’t exist. And when I first started doing my illustration work on the computer most art directors and editors didn’t want to see ‘computer illustrations’. Things change. I started my … Continue reading

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Digital trip down memory lane

For many years one of my computer back-up plans was to write all my work files to an external hard drive which I then took to a friend’s house. I updated the files every few months so even if my computer … Continue reading

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Being dishonest with words.

I’ve had an odd career. I’m talking about it like it’s over, but who knows what will happen next. Maybe I’ll be Mayor some day. Anyway, I worked on game shows for many years, usually designing interactive online versions of TV … Continue reading

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I’m really good at making mistakes.

The book below looks like a great read. Creativity, INC. by Ed Catmull, he of Pixar fame, talks about the need to make mistakes. No, it’s more than that, he talks about how making mistakes means you’re pushing yourself and looking … Continue reading

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I’ll be speaking at the Jacksonville Elementary Writer’s Festival

  I’m looking forward to speaking at the 2014 Jackson Elementary Writer’s Festival on May 7th. One of the goals of the event is to give young writers an audience. Student writing is shared and displayed in the school and local … Continue reading

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Suffering digital loss. What’s it worth to resurrect?

I work digitally. So I have no final art on paper. I have sketches that I scan. But that’s about it. There is little of my work that exists in non-digital reality other than the finished project – a book … Continue reading

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