Friday, February 28, 2014

Coffee & Links February 28, 2014- Time Well Wasted!

© Holly DeWolf- Coffee Mug Doodles

This week I've come across a a mix of that includes exercise, good advice, a new photo gadget, reasons to be self employed, the love of fonts, classic animators, a grammar lesson and a call for submissions for an upcoming book. 

Great quote of the week: “Don't give up! It's not over. The universe is balanced. Every set-back bears with it the seeds of a come-back.” 
― Steve MaraboliUnapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience.

• Maira Kalman on Curiosity, Courage, Happiness, and the Two Keys to a Full Life
“What protects you in this world from sadness and from the loss of an ability to do something? … Work and love.”

• I'm an elitist (You might be as well)-From Seth Godin. 

"Elites aren't defined by birth or wealth, they are people with a project, individuals who want to do work they believe in, folks seeking to make an impact. Averaging down everything we do so that it becomes cheap and ubiquitous and palatable to all is a hollow goal."

How exercising can make us happy! -From Elephant Journal. 
“Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.”- Plato

• It’s Amazing How Much of the World You Can See In Just One Minute. 

• 42 Successful People Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

The narrative clip automatic camera & app- could this be the nest best way to show your process? 

55 reasons to be self employed! 

• The science behind fonts (and how they make you feel)

10 Thoughts for illustrators. 

For those moments when you feel frustrated or just wanting to give up. If this little piggy can surf then we can do anything! 

The gorgeous reality of not being liked by everyone!

The CALARTS class that created a renaissance in animation. 

Video- Fix your grammar!

Book submission: Design Funny-A Graphic Designer's Guide to Humour. Deadline in March 25th. 

Webinar: A Webinar: Researching the Right Agent, Editor, and/or Publishing House.

A bit a creative Karma to pass along: I was asked by Stéphane Lauzon to post his submission to the Aribus image contest being held in Montreal. The Expo+ concept is a contest, in collaboration with the Société de transport de Montréal (STM), to mark the deployment of its new bus shelters. Please vote! 

Thanks for reading my blog. Here on Diary Of An Illustrator, I love to share advice, tips, and great information. If you have articles you'd like me to include in an upcoming Coffee & Links, drop me a line at holly[at]hollydewolf[dot]com. You can also follow me on Twitter, Facebook, or on Illustration Notes

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