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GREAT SPEECHES | KRISTEN BELL: Build Your Tribe

Hello, good morning, class of 2019. Thank you so much for having me. It is an incredible honor to stand here before you today. Thank you to the faculty, to the guests, the families, and to all the gorgeous students among us who are beyond the shadow of a doubt, nursing, raging hangovers and praying […]

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Creative Spark: Tina Gordon Chism

Chism: I THINK CREATIVITY IS EVERYWHERE. I SEE CREATIVITY WITH MY GRANDMOTHER COOKING. I SEE IT AT THE WINERY, MAKING WINE. I SEE CREATIVITY WITH A MOTHER AND HER CHILD. FOR WRITING, IT’S BRINGING THAT CREATIVITY INTO STRUCTURE. THAT’S WHERE THE TRICKY PART BEGINS. IT’S ALWAYS A SPARK. IT’S ALWAYS THAT QUICK MOMENT OF [GASPS] […]

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Drawing Skills 8 Years Into Blindness!

Hey guys, so you may be wondering why I have a really janky dollar store white board with me and an expo whiteboard marker Well today I’m going to show you my blind girl writing and drawing skills eight years in to being basically totally blind. I have light and shadows perception as you know […]

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The Challenge of Creative Work

This video is sponsored by Skillshare. The first 500 people to use the link in the description get their first two months free. If you’ve ever made something, a song, painting, story, or, the pinnacle of artistic expression, a YouTube video, you know it’s incredibly fun, and, well, pretty strange, because creativity is kind-of a […]

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Creative Spark: Dustin Lance Black

Black: THIS WILL BE A 3½ HOUR SORT OF TUTORIAL ON MY PROCESS. THAT’S WHERE I START — TAKING AN IDEA, WHETHER IT’S FICTION OR NONFICTION AND FIGURING OUT WHY — NOT JUST WHAT YOU’RE GONNA TELL, NOT THAT IT’S ENTERTAINING OR INTERESTING, BUT WHY ARE YOU TELLING THAT STORY? WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF […]

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka: How a boy became an artist

Translator: Thu-Huong Ha Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello. My name is Jarrett Krosoczka, and I write and illustrate books for children for a living. So I use my imagination as my full-time job. But well before my imagination was my vocation, my imagination saved my life. When I was a kid, I loved to draw, and […]