Jump! In the Nick of time.
Voices reduced to a single pin point. All you can hear is your breathing. Why the hell is my breath so ragged. Palms clamming up like you’re at prom. Your gaze feels laggy, your brain refuses to see the openness your foolish mind thought would be a welcoming freedom. Just jump already, a voice echos…Read More
Balance Short post that will allow me to justify spending a few hours in Cinema 4D making a fun MoGraph idea. A relatively undiscussed facet of the visual media career is the triangle of balance. This concept, helps me with budgeting, and also allows me to be pragmatic in terms of bidding. This ones…Read More
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
The right gear can really help you. Too much gear can slow you significantly. Not enough gear can prevent you from getting to where you wish to be. Focus on gear too much and you’ll remove the art. Ignore the gear and your art can suffer. Welcome to the eternal struggle of the creative.…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
Full body aches
The sounds of someone rummaging around in the bathroom awakens me; midweek excitement of the school week. My mind slowly ascertains the presence of my body, then a singular thought echoes through the cobwebs of slumber. Coffee. Shit. I feel like I was pushed down a flight of stairs yesterday. Proudly, I grin,…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