|Who Are You?||
Hey There! My name is Bret and I make found object art, sculptural paintings, photography, and other experiments.
Art has always been my passion and a way to explore beyond the typical, experiment, and satisfy my curiosity. My focus is always on wanting to get others to explore their own artistic expression. But, if nothing else, maybe they’ll stop for a minute or two and think, “hmm, I never thought of it that way” or maybe just have a reason to smile.
5 Pebbles llc
Art Lessons and Inspiration: Currently I share my art on YouTube in an effort to encourage and inspire people to explore their art. I want people to get past copying, to a place where they can find their own artistic expression.
Play to Innovate, teaches non-designers how think like a designer, from understanding the right problem to solve to thinking like an innovator. I also offer a limited number of free training sessions for students, not-for-profit groups, and select corporate groups.
Making Great Clients teaches creatives how to work with clients. Readers learn how to select clients, turn average clients into great ones, turn unhappy clients into repeat customers, and keep the best clients.
Northwest Chicago Suburbs
I've won awards for furniture design but really I'm most proud that I don't ever feel "finished" and I keep trying the next thing. Really, though, it's my kids. They're amazing people.