Episode 4: Resolutions & New Beginnings

Susan and Dan are catching up at the end of 2015 after a crazy December full of holidays, family stuff and life. Artomatic 2015 has closed. We discuss our thoughts about creativity looking ahead to 2016. Susan is determined to find the secret sauce of work-life-creativity balance. 

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EPISODE 3: Surviving December - Production vs. Inspiration

December is here and we're dragging a bit under the weight of the impending holidays and related fun. Dan has been learning how to edit the podcast and conquering the learning curve. Susan has been prepping for the holidays, a 6th birthday party and tons of craziness at work. The kiddo's birthday party will be a Crafty theme, and Susan has been working on an assortment of crafts for the birthday. 

Dan thinks that the dragging part is just an expected part of the creative process, and that cranking through production does with any project after the initial spark has passed. But this isn't the exciting and fun part of creativity, so it isn't often talked about - the ups and downs of the creative process.

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Episode 2: Post-Thanksgiving Inspiration and Birthdays Galore

Post Thanksgiving long-weekend relaxation and Happy Birthday to Dan! Dan is exploring color and Susan is preparing for Christmas while trying not to let her weaving inspiration die. They discuss Family Craft Night and creative motivation through "process" and "product" goals.

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