Tag Archives: art

The Photoblog Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Creak Crack

Originally posted on Wild Like the Flowers:
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Ahhctober!

Autumn colors will peak this month in most of the Northern Hemisphere. How inspiring is it? If you google “landscape paintings,” over half the images you see will have been painted in October. Ditto photographs. And if you’re south of … Continue reading

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Stop Squirming!

“For it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. Therefore, do all things without grumbling and disputation.”  ~Philippians 2:13-14 †

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Hitting the Creative Bullseye

Source: The Van Gogh Gallery Thought for the Week When you’re “a creative,” i.e. a person who creates original works of any type, you struggle continually to make something meaningful. Your art form—writing, music, photography, whatever—probably has some kind of … Continue reading

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50 Animal Caricatures

I’ve posted some heavy stuff this week. So it seems time for a lighthearted break, in this case combining two things I love: animals and caricatures. I drew caricatures regularly as a kid, although not so much now; I’m strictly … Continue reading

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“To See the World in a Grain of Sand”

It’s hard to believe that William Blake wasn’t looking through a microscope when he wrote those words. I was astonished when, as a kid, I read Richard Matheson’s sci-fi classic The Shrinking Man, and realized creation is not only infinitely … Continue reading

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Wondrous Places!

Originally posted on Soopertravelers:
Sorry folks! I couldn’t post the last few months, as I got infected with COVID, and it took me some time to fully recover. Now that I am healthy again and have some time, I will…

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Gone Forever

Ghost towns, abandoned cities, temples dedicated to forgotten gods. They were once home to hundreds, even thousands. What happened? Nature struck–from the volcanic devastation of ancient Pompeii to the complete elimination by wildfire just last week of Greenville, California. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Eternal Dreams

Featured Blogger: Golnaran My featured blogger this week is Golnaran, a wonderfully distinctive artist and sometime poet who I’ve had the pleasure of following since early on (her blog site launched two weeks before mine did in 2014). I’m not … Continue reading

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