Original drawing available here. (ink & watercolour, 8x10 inches)
They are much more interesting to draw, but I'll admit they are more annoying to listen to. (I drew something similar years ago about boom boxes, but I can't seem to find the link.)
I did this drawing for National Geographic about cat music.
Did you know that cats couldn't care less about human music? Researchers played music composed with high pitched feline voices and purring tempos, and they loved it.
The drawing appears in the latest issue (January 2016), which looks like this:
I am super excited and honoured to be a part of the Creative Clarity Summit, a free online event featuring myself and 9 other talented creative folk, talking about how to make creativity a priority in your life.
The event is January 12 to 14, and it's free. All you need to do is register here to save a spot. You'll be sent access to three talks (videos) each day of the event.
The speakers are Sarah Bray, Jessica Hische, Dani Shapiro, Srini Rao, Samantha Hahn, Andrew Warner, Dawna Ballard, Jocelyn K. Glei, Jacquette M. Timmons and me. I am so thrilled to be included in such amazing company! Each talk is like an interview, guided by the thoughtful and intelligent Dan Blank of WeGrowMedia.
Find out more & register: http://fearlesswork.com/summit/
No matter how you celebrate the holiday season, I hope it's filled with fun and nonsense and giggles and relaxing and good cheer. Happy Holidays!
I am so happy and excited to tell you about a new, small range of products in collaboration with Department Store for the Mind, a new venture founded by Sophie Howarth. It is an emporium of beautiful objects for thoughtful people.
And here's a special discount just for us: use coupon code 'firstaid' and save %15.
Simple Reminders - 20 stickers of common sense:
Ten Deep Breaths - a bracelet to help you manage stress:
A few kind words - Simple words of encouragement and affirmation:
A hanky - for sad and happy tears:
They did a little interview with me which you can read here.
This project was such a great fit from the start. I often draw things that are reminders to myself to lighten up, focus on the good things, etc., and they often end up resonating with others. So to work on a project whose goal is to create something fun, a little uplifting and encouraging, and often cheeky, was perfect.
A hug! - This kit contains everything you need to draw, decorate and send a big squeeze to someone special:
A little lift - one red balloon and a length of twine:
Space to think - a hardbound journal:
Eat Breakfast plate:
What time is it? It's time to get a watch for half price! Okay, that was super cheesy, but my friends at Modify Watches are offering 50% off on all watches, until the end of TODAY ONLY.
You just have to go here and use code MODSGIVING:
And yes that's me wearing one of my watches. This photo makes me look like a very hairy man, which I assure you I'm not.
(Sale ends tonight at midnight. Sorry, I should have posted this sooner!)