More Nothing: What Visual Storytelling Needs

Heather Anthony is an artist. She creates family portraits. To begin, she asks the family to send her photographs of each person. She asks them about the clothes they like to wear.  And the fashion story they tell. Creating context From those contextual elements, she draws a digital sketch of the group for approval. Only […]

What The Critics Have To Say

A few reviews of the Art Of It experience for your reviewing pleasure Gordon has that rare mind for creative thinking. And Gordon’s presentations are inspiring. He guides his audience to a promised land of purpose-driven solutions and delivers beyond expectations. His quiet demeanor hides the passion he feels for great work. His soft voice […]

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How To Shape A Story

Every story has a shape. You can find it by plotting the emotional high points and low points that the story takes as it unfolds. Voila! When you’re done you’ll end up with the shape of that story. That’s what Kurt Vonnegut did to show that classic stories have common basic shapes. He used Cinderella […]

To the storytellers

Once there was a man obsessed with making complex, highly technical things easy for the common, everyday person to understand. And, in the process, he hoped to change the world. But his well-defined cause, burning passion, elegant design sense and tyrannical obsession with execution were not enough. Then he discovered one thing that changed everything. […]

Tell A Transmedia Story

The old brand story isn’t just dead, Woody Harrelson is smoking its ashes in his lucky skull bong somewhere right now. Will transmedia storytelling kill the branding star? What the heck is transmedia storytelling, and why is it becoming a hot topic these days? Well, in its simplest terms, it’s the practice of creatively linking […]