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This is not a petting zoo

A comic about creativity and "petting" your work.

This is chapter 5 of 8 from

Eight Marvelous & Melancholy Things I've Learned About Creativity.

Eight marvelous & melancholy things I've learned about creativity.

Intro Erasers Plugged ears Breathing Brainstorming Petting Self-loathing Killing Business












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This is part 5 of 8 from

Eight Marvelous & Melancholy
Things I've Learned About Creativity.

Note from the author:

The duck painting above is actually something I drew in high school using colored pencils. The painting from the class where I learned about "petting" was a very boring still life of an apple, so I opted to include the duck here instead.

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