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Lisa Congdon


When you look at Lisa Congdon’s artwork and illustrations or watch any of her Instagram time-lapse videos of her creating work, you are left with a feeling that this must be something that she has been doing since she was very young. She does it with such ease and her pieces leave you feeling both inspired and playful. Yet, Lisa is a self-taught artist who did not take her first official art class until she … CONTINUE READING

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“I Taught Myself How to Do”

ALT Winter 2015 Thursday Morning from ALT Summit on Vimeo.

This is a long video, but worth taking a little time this weekend to watch! Lisa Congdon is an amazing illustrator and artist who was the keynote speaker at ALT Winter this year. I love her story, as she is a late bloomer who didn’t even begin to draw until she was 31 and launched her art business in her late thirties. She’s on … CONTINUE READING

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Cynthia Morris

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Cynthia Morris is an author, illustrator, speaker and coach who I had the pleasure of hearing speak in Denver at Creative Mornings a few months ago. Her talk really resonated with me, and I loved that she created a business, Original Impulse, around the notion of helping people connect to their creative core. She guides people who are emerging and established authors or who are trying to make their creative projects come to life. … CONTINUE READING

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Make a Virtue of Your Peculiarities

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Ursula K. Le Guin is an author of novels, children’s books, and short stories, mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction, and…she is wonderfully unique. She defied many gender stereotypes and followed her own peculiarities into a successful writing career. This year, at the age of 85, she won the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, one of Literature’s most prestigious honors. She is a writer of imagination and has worked to CONTINUE READING

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Make Who You Are


Feeling inspired today by this fun and wise illustration by the amazing Lisa Congdon. Lisa is an illustrator and fine artist who made the illustration to support Makeshift Society‘s expansion to Brooklyn via their Kickstarter Campaign. The piece was made into a tote bag, which you could have if you contribute to the cause! 

I’m slightly obsessed with Makeshift Society and am very thrilled that they are bringing their positive energy and … CONTINUE READING

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