Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. This post is basically a rant, and doesn't apply to the majority of readers, so my apologies up front. While browsing Twitter recently, I saw a retweet from a writer who included a photograph with her post. Since I'm involved with both writing and photography, I'm always interested…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I never get to travel as often I'd like, but I have had the opportunity to travel a little this summer. It reminds me how beneficial travel is to creative ventures and to life in general. Examples of creative travelers are well known. Van Gogh did some of…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I'm in the middle of reading a collection of some of Vincent Van Gogh's letters, primarily letters he wrote to his brother Theo over a period of 18 years. It's a fascinating body of work. Van Gogh wrote so many letters that they end up providing a sort…
Now we have more music and books and movies to choose from, but we have more tools to give us certainty as consumers.
This web site is a work in progress and I'm constantly evaluating what I want to accomplish with it. Going forward, I plan to include more of my photography, as that's an important creative outlet for me.
Uncertainty is hard-wired into the creative experience.
There may be no more important effort than to contribute a voice to the vital issues of our time.
What's a little humiliation if it makes you a better artist?
Maybe rock and roll was inevitable, with or without Chuck Berry. But the fact remains that he was the one who advanced the state of the art.
How do we select a "final" version of a work? Do we even need to?