Art & Design
Dustin you’re a D#*&!
The setup Let me preface that gloriously click-baity title with this: somehow during the lockdown of early 2021, a perfect storm of learning and creativity hit. You see, I’ve played around with CGI work in the past, a brief interlude into the world of Blender. I made a donut, built a whisky glass and then…Read More
“What’s the secret?” She asked, leaning forwards, hoping to hear some simple trick that made my business magically grow. I shrugged, and replied, “Consistency” Her brow furrowed and eyes glazed over a bit, as she recognizes the plethora of things stacked behind that word. Consistency, is the one key element people forget. They…Read More
Learning to walk again.
Learning to walk again… “Learning to walk again I believe I’ve waited long enough Where do I begin? Learning to talk again Can’t you see I’ve waited long enough? Where do I begin?” Foo Fighters “Walk” chorus resonates strongly with me currently. Over the last few months, we’ve watched the entire world change. The…Read More
I’m not ignoring you. (It’s a workflow thing)
Isolated workflow If you’ve spent any time with me you’ve probably heard me recommend a book, or five. My number one recommendation for everyone is Tim Ferriss’s 4-hour workweek. This (eye-catching) gaudily named book holds a myriad of techniques and processes that allow for the reader to achieve the “4-hour workweek”. It allows them to…Read More
Movers and shakers
Movers and shakers Moving meditation I run. Running gives me time to reflect, build ideas in my mind, and understand the projects I undertake. Running today I had someone say as I passed them: “The movers and shakers are out today!” This comment stuck long into the run, and I considered a few simple options…Read More
The future of AMP (Building a brand)
The world is changing in different ways. As people take shelter from an invisible enemy, we’re seeing the best of humanity arise from both individuals and companies. The world changing in different ways, we’re now more connected than ever and online sources of interaction are growing in acceptance throughout the ages. Brands that are currently…Read More
Blog043: Alignment, how creativity can supercharge your mindset.
Flow state initiated. The flow state is a term that athletes to artists have used to describe that moment where nothing else is in the fringes of the mind, it’s you and the task at hand. It’s that feeling you get when you’re aligned with your true-self. To encourage this flow-state / alignment we need…Read More
It’ll happen when you least expect it. It’ll knock, because that’s what it’ll do. And you might even notice it. It’ll stand outside your window with a boombox blaring “In your eyes” in hopes you’ll hear it, even though you may not. Often missed, rarely taken, mainly because we are often afraid to grab onto…Read More
Blog040: Decisions, and insomnia
Decisions are a delicious mix of stress and action. The decisions, whether driven by eustress or stress can change the course of your life. In today’s world I find a lot of people suffer from decision fatigue. Too many choices, no apparent decisive path. Decide if your path needs adjusting, it’s ok, someone more foolish…Read More
Stop running from yourself. Colour falls off the screen like a glow of otherworldly energy. Everything has become nuanced, details somehow become more pertinent and less obvious all at the same time. There comes a point where you’re so lost within the spectrum of light it feels like you’re floating in an abyss. Or drowning…Read More