The Madrid Pub Storytellers Club – Play It Again Schroeder

Play It Again Schroeder. I would sing the body electric. I would suck the marrow of life And chew its bones to dust. I would dance the angels off the heads of pins. I would risk insanity, To wreak havoc on the unsuspecting whole. I would woo women poetically And visit every bed. I would … Continue reading The Madrid Pub Storytellers Club – Play It Again Schroeder

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500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #298 – I See Through You

I See Through You The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… After the storm, the clouds disperse and I see you… Well before the movie, but I was reading The Lord of the Rings at the time. This is my romantic reinterpretation of Sauron speaking to Pippin in the Palantir. The … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #298 – I See Through You

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #297 – Seascapes

Seascapes The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… On the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, I found an abundance of remnants of humanity.  Items such as sea glass, shards of tile and brick, polished smooth from years of rolling in the sands of the sea, along with the variety of plants … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #297 – Seascapes

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #296 – The Deep, Dark Woods

The Deep, Dark Woods The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… I envisioned a forest, seen up close, the eyes trying to focus on the hills and sky beyond, but keeping the trees in focus as well. The trees were tall poplars, with their almost Seussian dimensions. They would cover all … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #296 – The Deep, Dark Woods

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #295 – The Circus

The Circus The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… I hear the calliope playing and animals dancing and it reminds me of the final act of the circus when everyone comes out for that last hoorah. I see confetti in the air and hear the cheers everywhere. I realized when researching … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #295 – The Circus

My Favourite Art Supplies – Tools of the Trade

Pottery Tools: Warning: If you are a guy, you will probably geek-out on all the gadgets available. Most of these things are used for marking and carving, so you can get crafty and find or make your own. OR You can get these awesome starter kits: 1- niceEshop 30pcs Clay Sculpting Tools Pottery Carving Tool … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Tools of the Trade

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #294 – Downtown with Umbrellas

Downtown with Umbrellas The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… The funny thing with abstracts is how the image evolves and the meaning transforms. This orientation is how I originally conceived it, but I wanted to complicate the meaning. Trying to be clever again, I guess. When I put it vertically, … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #294 – Downtown with Umbrellas

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #293 – Disputed Lands

Disputed Lands The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… I recently allowed myself to get flooded with news of conflicts from around the world. There is no black or white, there is not even grey. There are deeply convoluted & intertwined shades of all colors. The conflicts that arise are all … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #293 – Disputed Lands

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #292 – Life on The Ocean Floor

Life on The Ocean Floor The History & The Influence: Confessions of a Plagiarist, sort of… I turned this one around and around, each time seeing something a little different. Eventually a memory of something I saw on the ocean floor in those amazing BBC films on the oceans. What do you see living in … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #292 – Life on The Ocean Floor

The Madrid Pub Storytellers Club – “Untitled”

She ran through the room Showing the tattoo on the small of her back That place men find soft, Perfect for hands while dancing, And kisses in lovemaking. Others lovelies enter the room, Searching for seats. Why do the pretty ones always have their backs to the room? Maybe it's my imagination Or my stare, … Continue reading The Madrid Pub Storytellers Club – “Untitled”