500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #269 – Dreamers 99-002

Dreamers 99-002 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… A friend gifted me a CD copy of Paganini’s 24 Caprices and while I loved the music, I wondered what I couldn’t focus on the music like I did with other classical compositions. Then I read the booklet that came with the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #269 – Dreamers 99-002

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3 Obscure Cryptocurrencies to Watch

Ok, it's gotten impossible to ignore this anymore and I feel the urgency and importance of understanding this better. I am currently getting anywhere from 3 to 5 articles on this daily. The topic is on the lips of all my friends. And a few clients are offering payments in cryptocurrencies! I'm breathing in a … Continue reading 3 Obscure Cryptocurrencies to Watch

My Favourite Art Supplies – Clean your Brushes.

Paint Thinner: You can go all out and get the Speedball Art Products Mona Lisa 1-Gallon Odorless Paint Thinner. The lack of door helps work in smaller studios and it keeps well for a long time, if well capped. You can also use the thinner to dilute your paints and make washes, but it will … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Clean your Brushes.

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #268 – Dreamers 99-001

Dreamers 99-001 The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… One of the earliest in this series, some of my oldest patrons assumed this was an extension of my Hollow Men series. I cannot deny its influence on this composition, but the stronger influence was Miles Davis. I recall seeing live footage … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #268 – Dreamers 99-001

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #267 – Dreamers 00-001

Dreamers 00-001: The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… I’ve chosen to include this one, despite it never being finished, because it gives you a hint into the process of building a mood. This painting was destroyed in a flood, the wood got warped and riddled with mold, but the colors … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #267 – Dreamers 00-001

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 11 – Dreaming with Blues Soundtrack

Part 11 - Dreaming with  Blues Soundtrack I love blues & jazz music, a lot!!! This series grew out of my memories of when people still smoked in bars and we would find ourselves fully immersed in an evening of booze-soaked blues and jazz, surrounded by spectators, artists, thieves, and musicians. All of us unified … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity – Part 11 – Dreaming with Blues Soundtrack

Midweek Poems – Strange Welcoming

Strange Welcoming There’s yellow danger tape across the Church’s front door There are many small signs spread throughout the grounds telling to not walk there There’s a big No Parking sign warning fines if ignored There’s a Wet Paint sign on the bench outside the front door There are words carved and weatherworn into the … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Strange Welcoming

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #266 – Evita Peron

Evita Peron The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… This is one of those titles that just seems to fit. Was I watching Evita and the image of Madonna hiding a high note stuck in my head? Who knows for sure? There is a great deal of strength coming from this … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #266 – Evita Peron

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #265 – Golda Meir

Golda Meir The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… There’s a complementary expression of outer strength and feminine beauty. She is holding herself high and tells me her beauty is not a tool for others to use, nor will she use it against others to get her way. She is simply … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #265 – Golda Meir

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #264 – Her

Her The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… She exudes beauty and femininity from the head down. All the curves are formed to touch and she holds her arms over them as if embarrassed by the effect she has on us. She is a beauty. I chose “Her” instead of "She" … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #264 – Her