500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity: Part 3 – Sculpture – Faces

Part 3 - Sculpture - Faces After years of making things with self-drying clay and/or found objects, I felt ready to take classes in ceramics. I enrolled at the Visual Arts Centre in a turning class under the tutelage of the amazing Audrey Killoran. I really disliked the wheel. I might have given up entirely … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity: Part 3 – Sculpture – Faces

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #90: The Hollow Men 88 – Bird

The Hollow Men 88 - Bird: The History: Here’s my story on this… I have to blame this one on Monty Python’s Parrot Skit. There goes my absurdist imagination again. The Hollow Men were inspired from a poem of the same name by T.S. Elliot There are perhaps other influences that rattled my subconscious when … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #90: The Hollow Men 88 – Bird

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #89: The Hollow Men 88 – Castle

The Hollow Men 88 - Castle: The History: Here’s my story on this… The castle aspect feels obvious to me, but it probably isn’t. Imagine the portcullis of a fortress, as the gate rises, the view inside is an expanding tunnel. Fill it with people rushing out. Come to think of it, this is much … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #89: The Hollow Men 88 – Castle

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #87: The Hollow Men 88 – Faces

The Hollow Men 88 - Faces: The History: There’s a story on this… At one point all I could imagine were these Hollow Men faces… Overwhelming me. Floating in and out of my thoughts. I thought I recognized them everywhere. The Hollow Men were inspired by a poem of the same name by T.S. Elliot … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #87: The Hollow Men 88 – Faces

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #86: The Hollow Men 88 – Falling Apart

The Hollow Men 88 - Falling Apart: The History: There’s a story on this… This is what self-doubt looks like when we fall into it. It cuts us apart and tosses us into the wind. Our consciousness remains aware while observing our dissolution, and feels helpless to stop what is happening. The Hollow Men were … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #86: The Hollow Men 88 – Falling Apart

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #85: The Hollow Men 88 – Lone Idea

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #85: The Hollow Men 88 – Lone Idea

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #84: Hollow Men 88 – One

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #84: Hollow Men 88 – One

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #83: Hollow Men – Study of Three

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #83: Hollow Men – Study of Three

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #82: Hollow Men 88 – Three Walkers

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #82: Hollow Men 88 – Three Walkers

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #81: Hollow Men 88 – These Walkers

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 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #81: Hollow Men 88 – These Walkers