The Great Discontent

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I had the honor to chat with Ryan and Tina Essmaker of The Great Discontent, a journal focusing on creativity, risk, and what connects us as artists.

Our conversation is currently featured on their lovely site. Such an honor!

Also, make sure to check out these previous conversations with Dan Mall, Lisa Congdon, Phil Coffman, Mandy Brown, Kyle Steed, Chris Glass and Dan Rubin.

9 Comments leave a comment below

  1. GREAT interview! You are so inspiring.
    Keep up the good work :)

    Ines, Lisbon-Portugal

  2. This is wonderful! I often check your blog when I need inspiration in my day, so I love learning more about the person behind the blog and your cross-cultural experiences.

    I hope you have a Creative Mornings in Austin some day!

  3. I just smiled right back at you!

  4. Great article. I’ve been a daily reader of your blog from your first year. It’s been an inspiration reading about all your new endeavors and projects.

  5. Daily reader and junior/intermediate designer – both this blog and the article inspire me.

  6. So inspiring, Tina!

  7. kick ass interview Tina!!!

    when you’re ready to sell the tats in London, come stay with us!

    claire x

  8. I rarely leave comments, but this was a great read and an amazing journey Tina.

    I loved the quote:
    “The reason that most of us are unhappy most of the time is that we set our goals—not for the person we’re going to be when we reach them—we set our goals for the person we are when we set them.” – Dan Gilbert