25 Oct 2016

Painting Dreams at CoSM

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Painting Dreams at CoSM

Preface: I attended the CoSM Visionary Painting  Intensive with fifteen other skilled visionary painters at the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors in Wappinger Falls, New York in July, 2016. Arriving at the Dream Land There’s something about riding a train to a destination that puts me in that contemplative creative mood. Departing from Grand Central Station on a Saturday afternoon, the […]

19 May 2015

Upwards Inspiration In Zion Park

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Upwards Inspiration In Zion Park

Blinding white void can be daunting. As someone who is always looking for opportunities to explore the edges of life, the edges of creativity, the edges of inspiration and dive into the center of that void, I find comfort in the “uncomfortable” and in the unknown. This void is the surrender that leaves expansive room for inspiration […]

25 Dec 2014

How To Spend Five Days Making Xmas Cards

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How To Spend Five Days Making Xmas Cards

Okay, I’m starting to see the value in cards. I’ve never been a big fan of greeting cards but I’ve learned to see their value as I get older. Christmas cards are great and I always love getting them from friends and family because its so rare to get something personal in the mail anymore. Cards […]

31 Oct 2014

Why Art is More Valuable Than Gold.

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Why Art is More Valuable Than Gold.

Gold, the most valuable and sought after metal in the world. It has captured the hearts and minds of millions and is among the most treasured metals and is an integral part of many cultures and ceremonies. It has held its value steadily over human life span and currently is valued at around $1,200/oz. While gold […]

2 Oct 2014

The Creative Power of the Awareness of Beauty

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The Creative Power of the Awareness of Beauty

It’s October – already! and our featured artwork this month is one of our most popular pieces. Entitled Lion Grass, this photograph was taken at Kill Devil Hills, NC. It’s a composite piece that includes an encaustic painting, and a mysterious presence. It’s waiting to tell you a vast secret…if you would come close enough to listen. […]

17 Sep 2014

Adobe Ink & Slide Review

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Adobe Ink & Slide Review

When I first learned about the release of Adobe’s niche stylus, Ink & Slide, I was amazed at the potential such little tools could offer. After watching a the introductory video I was sold and this little device would soon be part of my creative toolkit. I ordered the Ink & Slide and during the unboxing […]

2 Aug 2014

Move to Corn Country for Art?

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Move to Corn Country for Art?

We live an interesting life (according to some of our friends and family) and I think that is partly due to our ability to just decide and go for something. We have friends who plan, settle down and live a normal adult life—which is something Ami and I both want at times—but instead we tend […]