Author Archives: TheArtist

I’m back – almost

I’ve been very lax, but I’m still around. This has not been the year I expected. It has been, to this point, the worst year of my life. The clouds of anguish and despair have been my abode. But the clouds are breaking. … Continue reading

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A young boy discovers beauty and sense of joy…

From ‘A Severe Mercy’ by Sheldon Vanauken. He remembered as though it were but a few days ago that winter night, himself too young even to know the meaning of beauty, when he had looked up at a delicate tracery … Continue reading

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I’m back with some B&W’s

I’ve been amiss and missing for awhile now. Not because I’m lost – rather because I’ve been amazingly busy. My folks 50th anniversary was this month and I’ve been digitizing their old images. I’ve scanned over 800 images and I’ve … Continue reading

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An Idea, Thousands of People, Some Technology–Beautiful Music

Again, thanks to John Paul Caponigro for posting this so I could discover it. This is one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen. This is the kind of event that shows the beauty we are capable of as … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody on a Ukulele–an amazing combination

You need to see this to believe it. An example of amazing skill and craftsmanship. Jake Shimabukuro plays ‘Bohemian Rhapsody on a Ukulele at TED.  

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Drawing by Milton Glaser

I found this on John Paul Caponigro’s Blog. MILTON GLASER DRAWS & LECTURES from C. Coy on Vimeo. This explains fundamentally why I’ve never been content with photography as a medium of expression. I’ve always felt I was lacking something … Continue reading

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Photosmith – Lightroom IPad App, coming soon

I just discovered what looks to be an amazing tool for the iPad. I remember distinctly thinking it would be nice to have Lightroom functionality on my iPad. Someone else thought that and did something about the thought. It’s called … Continue reading

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DRSB Hand Sketches–Edge Perception–Ex 9

I’m slowly pushing through my Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain exercises. Still on section 1 – edge perception. The idea here is learn to see the object as it appears on a 2 dimensional plane. Not as … Continue reading

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A composite–playing around

I saw a painting in the BAM last week end that I liked. He had a color textured field with scattered shapes and some elements pasted in and around the shapes. I liked the idea so I played a little. … Continue reading

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Duane Michals–Wow!

‘A Master of Photographic Narrative’ A new (for me) discovery – Duane Michals. His sense of social perception is powerful. His pictures are full of emotion, full of energy, full of varied view points. This isn’t about the visual – … Continue reading

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