On the importance of comments

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The Hollow Men 88 – Lone Idea: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #85

The Hollow Men 88 - Lone Idea: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Nearing the end of a these is something I had yet to deal with at this time. I wasn’t sure where it should go next and I was getting a little bored by the theme. … Continue reading The Hollow Men 88 – Lone Idea: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #85

Old News

If the news isn’t the news anymore What do you call it? The names change, but The actions are always the same. Isn’t that plagiarism? This one dies That one dies It gets in the news And everybody sues. When did they decide to place The obituaries on the front page of the newspaper? The … Continue reading Old News

Hollow Men 88 – One: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #84

Hollow Men 88 - One: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I had a need to try these out on different surfaces. Before moving to paint, I had a bunch of yellow cardboards. So I used it. The lighting available when I took the photo was low and … Continue reading Hollow Men 88 – One: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #84

Hollow Men – Study of Three: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #83

Hollow Men - Study of Three: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. My Art Education professor gave us an open challenge for extra marks: Those who showed the most exploration of materials in each weekly challenge would get the bonus marks. The catch was we needed to explain … Continue reading Hollow Men – Study of Three: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #83

Originals by Adam Grant (Monday’s Movers)

  Originals - How Non-Conformists Move The World by Adam Grant Man, was this ever an interesting read. I'm going to have to read it again. Focusing on what kept imprints drive habits that allow us to thrive or stagnate, how to recognize them, and overcome them. As a student. And the teacher of creativity, … Continue reading Originals by Adam Grant (Monday’s Movers)

Hollow Men 88 – Three Walkers: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #82

Hollow Men 88 - Three Walkers: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. How many angel’s fit on the head of a pin? This is the question rattling around my brain at this time, according to my notes. I was wanting to see how many figures I could put … Continue reading Hollow Men 88 – Three Walkers: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #82

Hollow Men 88 – These Walkers: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #81

Hollow Men 88 - These Walkers: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Boredom and personal discord often spur people to creative pursuits. In my case it fluctuated between a need to re-arrange my rooms and exploring different materials to express my art. In this one, I found some … Continue reading Hollow Men 88 – These Walkers: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #81

Saturday’s Supplies – Great Graphite Pencils

Graphite Pencils: The Review: Derwent is a brand I picked up when I lived in Spain, and I’ve been using some of the same pencils for nearly twenty years now. They are well made with excellent quality leads and solid wood casings. Easy to sharpen with a sharpener or penknife.  They’ve lasted so long because … Continue reading Saturday’s Supplies – Great Graphite Pencils

Hollow Men 88 – Two: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #80

Hollow Men 88 - Two: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. In my early university years I had no strong conviction about what career path to take. I loved art, but didn’t see the path to financial security from it. Despite the encouragement from friends that I could … Continue reading Hollow Men 88 – Two: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #80