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Another Candle (Creativity Matters Podcast 487)

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Another Candle Episode 487

Episode 487 of the CMP, a Creativity Matters Podcast — The CMP Turns 17

It’s a birthday moment for the CMP! In this episode, some random highlights from the years, thoughts on how the show has changed and shaped me, and gratitude for those of you who listen. Plus,

  • A rainbow hair memory (related to a set of graphic novel panels from a 2007 show, Episode 53)
  • Looking back at the image included with the first birthday show, Episode 50
  • An update on ICAD for 2023 (I’m doing contours, a la my Slice of Life series from 2019 — take a look back and read more about my plan)
  • An +80 goal for the Illustrated Life substack — I hope you’ll subscribe there (free)
  • A similar goal at Instagram (tying these to my “birthday month” — which is probably a recipe for disappointment)
  • A reminder that you don’t have to justify and defend the choices you make about your art — please don’t!


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