So now that you have an idea of HOW to research, when do you know if you’re done researching? Brandi answers on this week’s podcast. Stay tuned.
1:00 Check out Brandi’s YouTube! New content every Tuesday for a thing she does called “Design Tip Tuesday”.
3:30 Michelle’s week cont…: She sent in an audition form for a musical. (omgoshgomgoshomgosh)
4:45 Michelle’s song of the week is by Ryan Adams, “To Be Without You”
7:18 Michelle LOVES talk shows. Is she in the minority????
8:50 Brandis week cont…: She got a Nespresso machine! Hooray for caffeine! She also received a rare and out of print book, A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway. <3 She’s listening to an audio book, did some rock climbing, and prepping for her podcast workshop for AIGA.
13:55 Brandi’s song of the week is by The Royal Foundry, “Say You Want It”
17:00 Anything can be considered a “little thingy.” :/
18:00 Question of the week: How do you know you’ve done enough research?
18:40 Like anything else, it depends on what you’re working on. It will be different for every project.
19:30 Brandi’s personal research habits are based around the time she has to work.
20:00 The biggest tip for research is to set a [time] limit.
22:00 Don’t choose more than 5 books to look through for your entire project and give yourself a start and end point.
23:09 Go through all of the books even if you feel like you’ve found your style reference.
24:00 Brandi can’t say the word ‘flags’. Also, check out this video about people who say words weird. Especially the work Milk. Malk. Mulk.
25:45 Two Hours minimum of research.
27:00 Don’t forget to sleep! Your brain is WORKING while you sleep!
29:00 Michelle says a lot of dumb things here.
30:00 You know you’re done when you feel “full”.
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