Browsing Archive: January, 2011

My faves: Painters Tape

Posted by Sara Thompson on Sunday, January 30, 2011, In : My faves 
I know there are fancy adhesives out there but I really rely on that plain old 3M blue painter's tape. For about $5 a roll, you can't beat the price and you can have fat or skinny tape. Last week, I tried using some high-falutin' yellow "artist's tape" which had me running from one end of the paper to the other as it let go of the wall. Granted, it was a cold window, not a wall, but my blue painter's tape saved the day. I've used more expensive white artist's tape, too, but the blue really is...
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Video Killed the Radio Star

Posted by Sara Thompson on Tuesday, January 25, 2011,
So I'm probably safe. Yesterday I joined Stephanie Ringer and Eric Brown for their internet radio program on BlogTalk. Check it out here.

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My faves: Mr. Sketch

Posted by Sara Thompson on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : My faves 
Every artist has a weapon of choice when it comes to her toolbox. I have always been picky about my pens, and that's another blog post, but for graphic recording, I love my Mr. Sketch markers. Here's why:

1. CHEAP cheap cheap. Some day I will upgrade to the fancy refillable markers, but until then, my friend Mr. Sketch is coming with me to all my gigs. Also, any office supply store sells them for less than $10 a pack. If you lose some or have to replace them, it isn't a big deal.
2. Great inkin...
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Workshop Fun with the Seed 2020

Posted by Sara Thompson on Thursday, January 13, 2011,
Awesome night last night! The Seed 2020 hosted a panel of experts on small business marketing. The Seed 2020 is a local small business networking group lead by the Answer Maven herself, Constance Ard, Stephen E. Arnold, and Keisha Mabry. We've begun meeting at Workshop, Stephanie Ringer and Jessie Bunn's answer to boring conference rooms and meeting spaces. It is always a great time - speed networking, presentations on helpful small business issues, and a room conducive to creativity.

Panelis...
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