500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #379 – Ol’ Groucho

Ol’ Groucho Mutterings of the Muses: It's odd what contributes to ones sense of humour. On occasion I am amazed to what extent the Marx Brothers are part of my everyday aesthetic vernacular. I quite certain the ghost of Groucho lives in some part of my head. Perhaps swimming in a duck soup, or surfacing … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #379 – Ol’ Groucho

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #378 – Greetings

Greetings Mutterings of the Muses: Imagine the image you perceive out of the corner of your eye, comes to stand in front of you and say... “Hi”. This whimsical character is the early version of We Are The Masks We Wear. Perhaps we start wearing our masks as infants when we are exploring the reactions … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #378 – Greetings

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500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #377 – We Are The Masks We Wear

We Are The Masks We Wear Mutterings of the Muses: In the seemingly endless search for ourselves, we sometimes find many masks to wear. We become those masks, for a time during our inner and outer searching for the self. An artist will wear many such masks in the development of his/her voice. Trying on … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #377 – We Are The Masks We Wear

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #376 – Forest Spirit 

Forest Spirit Mutterings of the Muses: From the forests of Japan, through the Canadian tundra, to the Jungles of Africa, the indigenous people tell folktales of spirits that guide, scare and exact revenge on the folks brave enough to walk their forests. The floating face is the image we almost see, always living as a … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #376 – Forest Spirit 

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 15 – Sprits On Paper (Paper Shadows & Ghosts)

Part 15 - Sprits On Paper (Paper Shadows & Ghosts) Deeply influenced by African & Haida Ceremonial masks, Japanese Forest Spirits, Inuit Transformation Sculptures, Bansky’s wall paintings, Picasso's sketches, and various other whimsies. This gallery goes back and forth in time, as I perceive time in my mind. I’ve always been moved and attracted to … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 15 – Sprits On Paper (Paper Shadows & Ghosts)

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt http://kopitiambot.com/2018/04/19/in-a-stunningly-aggressive-email-elon-musk-gave-5-brilliant-lessons-that-everyone-should-adopt/ — Read on kopitiambot.com/2018/04/19/in-a-stunningly-aggressive-email-elon-musk-gave-5-brilliant-lessons-that-everyone-should-adopt/ Brilliant!!!! I had to share this!

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #375 – Moon 12-007a

Moon 12-007a Imaginings from what is perceived: I obviously played a little with exposure and vibrancy here. I feel this would make a great hallway mural, but I tend to enjoy a creepy in my environment. What inspires an artist? “All they see” is the first and most literal answer. For me, that is several … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #375 – Moon 12-007a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #374 – Moon 12-002a

Moon 12-002a Imaginings from what is perceived: The fun of black & white is all about the old monster movies for me. I can hear the werewolves howling in the dark and expect a bat to fly by at any moment. I also imagine the sky & moon maps I got with my first telescope. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #374 – Moon 12-002a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #373 – Moon 11-006a

Moon 11-006a Imaginings from what is perceived: I was reading a book on Japanese watercolors and this composition felt exactly like them to me. I imagine this painted on a long strip of silk, hanging near a doorway of some affluent family home. What inspires an artist? “All they see” is the first and most … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #373 – Moon 11-006a