Dad

So You’re A Dad And An Artist

You’re a dad and an artist. What does your daily schedule look like? If you’re anything like me, your day-to-day life is hectic, fun, exhausting and purposeful. With kids, creating and possibly a day job, each moment is filled. The challenge of fatherhood and practicing a creative lifestyle is balancing all of it. How do…

Reinventing

Reinventing Your Art

Do you feel you need to reinvent yourself? Why not start by reinventing your art? If you think about art, literature or even music, creating something is reinventing. Each time we create something, we’re making something new. It could be an old idea that gets an improvement. An original essay you edit over and over.…

Poetry
Something More

Something More

Something within growls from deep.My belly is full and happy. Yet something fills me with emptiness. Something more.I continuously search. As if lost forever. I can’t find it. Missing from my keys.I search, endlessly. Every moment is a distraction.Something more calls me.Yet I keep searching.I’ve never found this thing.This thing that growls from within.Is it…

Creativity Takes Time
Crazy Art

It’s Christmastime…

Once again it’s Christmastime. For me, this is a time to reflect, spend time with family and cherish the friends whom are truly friends. Ironically, I spend my time away from the daily grind working on art and the store. Frustration abounds since my server isn’t cooperating with any updates, but that’s another story. Since…

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…