Hey guys! Are you thinking about making your own vision board? I have something to help you start out with some phrases that I'm using to inspire me this year. Click here to download a printable version. Also be sure to check out some of the artists/creators that inspire me, and I included in my... Continue Reading →
The Time a Teacher Told Me My Art Was Too “Crafty”
While in high school, I was so much of an overachiever that I couldn’t fit all my passions into my class schedule. So my love for art was relegated to an after school activity in a small “Gifted Arts” program. It was two hours after school once or twice a week with an art teacher... Continue Reading →
What It Means to Be “Creative” for 30 Days | October 2016 Creative Sprint
I’ve always considered myself a pretty creative person. In grade school I considered creativity my best asset. Parents, friends, teachers were in awe of the creative ideas or projects I would come up with and praise me for my unique way of thinking. And today, while I still work hard to produce lots of creative... Continue Reading →
I Want to Do All the Creative Things (But I Can’t Seem to Find the Time)
Are you a creative person? Do butterflies rise up in your stomach at the idea of creating new things—whether it’s cartoons or fashion or stories or new recipes or computer programs? But do you struggle with finding the time and energy and maybe even chutzpah to actually create? As a kid, I overflowed with creativity.... Continue Reading →
Don’t Sleep Yet, Follow Your Dreams Instead!
VidCon 2015 was amazing! I actually went into the weekend and conference thinking that this might be my last one. I was feeling really stale in my content and discouraged by the last few years of ever increasing fangirl mania so I wondered if this would be a massive waste of time and money. I... Continue Reading →
Why Is It So Important to Make a Life Plan?
I remember working on a scholarship application in college that asked me to outline my life plan. Where would I be in five years? Ten years? Fifteen years? It was so insulting to me to have to explain to some stranger how I imagine my whole life playing out. At the time I was... Continue Reading →
The Creativity of Goal-Setting
January means the inundation of “New Year, New You!” and “Fresh Start!” advertisements everywhere. Join the gym! Sign up with Weight Watchers! Start a new hobby! Find your perfect match! It’s so overwhelming that I think society has become somewhat numb to the idea of change. “New Year’s Resolutions” now seem just like a hoax... Continue Reading →
Imagining Happenings: An Introduction
Welcome to Kaitlyn’s brain! Grab some pop, sit back, and enjoy the show! I have loved the idea of imagination for as long as I can remember. How the human mind can dream up the most fantastical things in just a few moments. And although I’ve grown older and witnessed the withering of imagination from... Continue Reading →