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136 – Clutter

http://thesparkandtheart.com/136 – Clutter is fine when you are using it all. A messy desk means you are there often and using things. But what about those boxes of old magazines for that collage you are going to make one day or that carton of video tapes for the family film you are going to produce….

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135 – Getting there is only half the journey with Jackie Koehler

http://thesparkandtheart.com/135 – Jackie was a guest on the show a couple years ago as she had just finished up as lead animator on the film Book of Life. Her goal through everything she’s done was to one day work at Disney. Well, she made it and now we talk about if she feels like she’s…

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134 – Space gets filled

http://thesparkandtheart.com/134 – Space gets filled. So does time. What you fill it with is up to you.

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133 – Owning your own job and Making your own art with David Andrew Wiebe again

http://thesparkandtheart.com/133 – David is very busy as a musician, entrepreneur and writer but we talk about how he handles that workload and some things he does to help keep overwhelm at bay. **- Links for this episode -** David Andrew Wiebe – http://davidandrewwiebe.com/ Music Entrepreneur HQ – http://www.musicentrepreneurhq.com/ Jonathon Ferguson – http://www.longjonlev.com/ Django Reinhart –…

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132 – Breathing In. Breathing Out.

http://www.TheSparkAndTheArt.com/132 – I heard a quote earlier this week and I can’t find it anywhere online so I don’t know who said it or in what context but I’m gonna talk about it anyway because it got me thinking. The quote was something along the lines of you can’t both breath in or out. Basically…

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131 – Work for a living but create to be alive with Amy Pon

http://TheSparkAndTheArt.com/131 – In today’s chat we learn about Amy’s path through business school, culinary school, art school and how she came to work with me at the large unnamed communications company here in Canada. **- Links for this episode -** Amy Pon – http://amypon.com/ Inktober – http://mrjakeparker.com/inktober Macewan University -http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/index.htm Northern Alberta Institute of Technology…

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130 – The expectation of our talents.

I don’t think we can know where our best talents lie. I’m only just starting to get my head around this so bear with me things may change over time.  This whole theory relates to how we perceive our talents and how others perceive them. What got me to thinking about it is my 8yo…

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129 – Illustrating, Hip-hop and professional wrestling with Nic Gregory

http://TheSparkAndTheArt.com/129 – Nic Gregory is currently working with Disney publishing as an illustrator on a version of Sleeping Beauty. But before that he had his original hip-hop songs in rotation on Australian radio and toured as a professional wrestler and won two championship belts for his efforts.  **- Links for this episode -** Nic Gregory…

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128 – Practice makes progress

http://thesparkandtheart.com/128 – I prefer to think that Practice Make Progress. Practice doesn’t make perfect unless you practice perfectly and that doesn’t sit well with me. Practice makes permanent but that sounds so final like you’ll get to a certain point and be that way forever. Like a tattoo. But that’s not the way it works….

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127 – Making films takes a while with Thi Vo

Hello and welcome to the The Spark & The Art creativity podcast. Thank you for subscribing to our weekly podcast, where we alternate between interviews with creative folks from all different career levels and insight and inspiration episodes. All with the intention you’ll get what you need to get your creative projects started and, more…

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