Life Last Week: Painting, Running, Reading

blueberry painting, painting, fine art, reb carlson, mynameisreb
blueberry painting, painting, fine art, reb carlson, mynameisreb
This is a painting I made for my newest nephew Milo aka Blueberry. As I was finishing, I was reminded more of galaxies and planets than fruit. For more of my creations, check out my Instagram @mynameisreb.

Last week made me realize we are quickly approaching the busiest time of year. For me, these next four months are the race to the finish line to the New Year. I try to cram in finishing my goals and accomplishments for year, the holidays are fast approaching, and if you work in marketing or retail, you know that the holiday season also is the busiest time of year work wise. Continue reading “Life Last Week: Painting, Running, Reading”

Creator, Maker, Doer – Which Are You?

Check out my Instagram account @mynameisreb and hashtag #mynameisreb for more photos
Check out my Instagram account @mynameisreb and hashtag #mynameisreb for more photos

Today marks the beginning of Northside Innovation, a conference that’s part of Northside Festival, a celebration of art, music, entrepreneurship, design, and tech based in North Brooklyn. This will be my fourth year attending (at least, I think that’s right) and it had me thinking about terms that are tossed around a lot within the creative, tech, advertising, and entrepreneurship worlds: “creators”, “makers”, “creatives”, and “producers”. Some are actual roles required on projects and some are self descriptive terms that somewhat self-obsessed people may use to describe themselves.  Continue reading “Creator, Maker, Doer – Which Are You?”