Category Archives: Creativity

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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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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A couple of things from Permission to Suck

Here’s a couple of quotes from yesterday’s  ‘Permission to Suck’  post that hit home for me: Using your instincts as a creative person means staying within yourself. Make sure that every influence you’re connected to is filtered through your unique … Continue reading

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John Paul Caponigro on TED

John Paul’s TED talk on Creativity. I’ve been waiting for this to be posted. He did a good job.  

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Its all about the sweat and the pain

This post from Permission to Suck expands on the spirit of my first ‘What is Beauty’ post.  The image on the wall created by a person who paid a significant cost to make it intrigues us more than the image … Continue reading

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Find it and live it

  Watching this brought back the question I’d asked JP (John Paul Caponigro) when I was in Moab in May. Standing there on a corner of a motel parking lot on the street of Moab with cars and trucks rumbling … Continue reading

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What is Beauty? Part 2…

My last post by no means was the end all discussion/definition of beauty. Mr. Dutton’s comments were interesting, inspiring, defining, but they weren’t the full answer. It was one perspective. I’m going to continue this exploration by pulling in additional … Continue reading

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