When you see a story on Brian's Instagram, sometimes you'll find it's available only as an original & sometimes it's available as an 11x14 print (& sometimes, it's both.) Keep scrolling down if you'd like to see the most recent work, in whatever form it takes. 

Note: If you're looking for a story you don't see here, you'll probably find it at StoryPeople. It's a separate company from us & it carries all of the older work all the way back to when Brian started it in 1994. It has a different mission than we do, but we share the same fabulous artist. So, if you see something on Instagram that you don't see on either site, send us an email & we'll let you know if it's planned for a book, or some other new & interesting form...

 

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BEST SELF

April 11, 2018

Just a quick reminder that there's Nobody to blame but your own fine self...:)

In my dream, I told the angel I was tired of being nudged towards my best self all the time & she started laughing & then she put her hand on my arm. You already are your best self, she said. I just show up now & then because I'm curious to see if you remember.

 
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EYES MEET

March 24, 2018

For those times you welcome a new one to this world & you remember how big a heart can be. Because suddenly it’s bigger than you ever imagined...

It's not easy to explain until it happens, that moment your eyes meet & suddenly your heart has a whole new future.

 
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ATLAS UNSHRUGGING

March 13, 2018

Consider this a reminder to be gentle with yourself after you experience a shift in your world. Because it can take a bit of time to find the shape of who you are now.

[Please note that it comes in feminine & masculine & no pronoun versions.]

carried some of that old stuff for so long it's going to take her a little while to unfold

 
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LIGHT & SHADOW

March 12, 2018

It's funny to me how at the precise moment I finished this piece the sun came out (just in case I had some idea that I’d miss the whole point). A good reminder in these days of light & shadow...

forgot for just a moment that all these shadows are nothing without the light

 
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SHINY WITH MAGIC

March 9, 2018

We see the way you pay attention to the small magic things of the world...:)

A day filled with finding stones that are shiny with magic & even if no one else believes, it's one of those things she loves best about this world.

 
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PATHFINDERS (International Women's day 2018)

March 8, 2018

We all have so many women in our lives who’ve guided us when we've lost sight of where we most deeply wished to go, who’ve modeled ways to be fully human as we learned this thing called Life. For all of them who continue to be the pathfinders & guides & models for us all. Thank you...

It can take awhile to see how many others walked before you to help you see this path now yours to walk.

 
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GRATEFUL LIFE

March 8, 2018

It comes down to this: trust yourself. You’ll know those moments when all there is to do is say Thank you...

Trust yourself to know the moment where nothing else matters but holding life gratefully in your hands.

 
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oPINION POLL

February 22, 2018

A reminder of how little energy it takes to be experiencing your life & how much energy it takes to be making a case to someone else for why this is a good way to do things...

It's amazing how little you need to offer an opinion about anything if you just go about your day enjoying every little thing.


  Bring Your Life Back to Life   A clear-sighted new book from Brian Andreas about choosing a life that truly lights you up & beginning to walk towards that. Every. Single. Day.

Bring Your Life Back to Life

A clear-sighted new book from Brian Andreas about choosing a life that truly lights you up & beginning to walk towards that. Every. Single. Day.

  Bring Your Life Back to Life (e-book)   Same lovely book by Brian Andreas, but in a much more portable form as an e-book: PDF format with color drawings & black & white text, 80 pages

Bring Your Life Back to Life (e-book)

Same lovely book by Brian Andreas, but in a much more portable form as an e-book: PDF format with color drawings & black & white text, 80 pages

  Creative Anarchy (e-book)   The first book Brian & Fia wrote together is an introduction to the workshops they lead around the country. It alternates his stories with her writing around the process of how to be present in this gorgeous life, opening a space for your own deepest questions.

Creative Anarchy (e-book)

The first book Brian & Fia wrote together is an introduction to the workshops they lead around the country. It alternates his stories with her writing around the process of how to be present in this gorgeous life, opening a space for your own deepest questions.

 
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#039

pen & ink on archival card stock

the reverse side of the page has a different draft version of the story with a drawing

Signed & dated 2017 in pencil on the bottom front. 

Everything is a whole lot easier if you remember that this world is exactly how we made it & if it's not working we can actually just get together & make a new one.

 
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#044

8x12, pen & ink & hand stamping on archival bristol. 

Signed & dated 2000 in pencil. 

It's not currently in print or book in this form, though the fairy princess drawing appears in Trusting Soul in another version.

Remind me next time I need a husband, she said, to get a pet. Upper drawing: looking for a slinky black dress for later on which is how you can tell this is a fairy princess with an edge. Lower drawing: deciding if stretching will slow the process of aging enough for her to keep doing all the other stuff she knows is bad for her. Once a week thinking pure thoughts.

 
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#019

10x10 gouache watercolor, pen & ink on acid-free stock

Titled, signed & dated 2015 in pencil. Some minor additional watercolor spotting on the paper. 

The illustration was in the first draft of Impossible to Know but a modified version was ultimately used instead. It is currently unpublished in print or book form.