Art of Nature

Art Outdoors

The beauty of nature is something I will never fully comprehend. When I step back and look at even simple things like leaves and sticks and the grass in the backyard, I’m amazed. This world, the only one we have, never ceases to simply live. Which is a really good thing when one ponders this.…

Creative Drive

Creative Rants: Find The Creative Drive

So I’m going to rant here on finding your creative drive. So much is written about creative block. That invisible obstacle holding creatives back. The creative drive is what pushes us beyond those obstacles. It’s the pursuit of the singular focus of our creativity. It’s in you and me. We all have it. But how…

Artist

Labeling Yourself An Artist

No one likes labels. Especially those of us who are naturally introverts. Yet, we all are labeled. Everything we do, every position we ever hold. Every job we do has a title. A label. I don’t like defining myself as one single thing. If I had to choose one and only one it would be…

Colorful Floral Mandala

New Art: Colorful Floral Mandala

My little guy wanted to buy my wife flowers for her recent birthday. So off to the store we went. I will admit he has good taste is the bouquet selections. My wallet may disagree. Creative inspiration strikes when we least expect it. I was sitting on the couch and looking around my living room…

Time Management

Time Management And Creativity…Yes, This Is A Thing

How’s that creative process? Do you have a schedule? Do you stick to it? If you’re shaking your head, or down right laughing at the the thought of time management, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re right on track…to failure and creative frustration (which is normal, so don’t get too concerned.) Let’s be real with…

Creative

Creative Weekender: Start Your Creative Fall!

Fall has started and that means we keep going with our creativity. Start the season with a great book you can start this weekend. I added this on the Kindle as something quick to read. It was a great pickup. Genevieve Parker’s compilation of insights from other creatives will inspire you. At the same time,…

Fall

New Graphic Pullover Hoodie For The Fall!

I have a secret love…hoodies. Much to the displeasure of my wife, I could live in hoodies. In fact, I often try to during the late fall and winter months. Cool summer nights and definitely when hiking too. There is nothing better than a warm, comfortable hoodie with cool graphic art. So check out my…