Whether your preferred method is drawing, writing, or acting; working with clay, numbers, or food; raising crops, children, or awareness; building cars, homes, or statues--express yourself however you need to. No one else can do it for you. You are the only person who can tell the world about you. Expressing yourself sincerely and from … Continue reading Expression
I'm a journal-er. Yes, I'm a writer, so it would make sense that I journal. But I really journal. Lots. And most of that never sees the light of day. It's the writing I know I'm not gonna share with anyone else, and therefore, I can be free to write anything. Anything. (Sidenote: When I … Continue reading Letters to Myself
As an artist, I make art. Then, people look at my art....or in my case, watch my art or read my art. Then, sometimes they will say things about my art. Artists like it when people say things about their art. It means that the art moved them enough to make them want to say … Continue reading the best thing ever for an artist
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it? - Dogen Zenji
A true artist creates art because s/he has to. Simple as that. Whether they are able to sell their work for profit matters little in the definition as to whether they are a true artist. When making art, we cannot judge ourselves. The creative force is personal expression. It is what it is. When done … Continue reading Making Art. Because.
I've gotten this question a lot lately. Typically, if I go for a long time without performing, I get all antsy. It can happen in as few as 15 performance-less days in a row. But oddly and interestingly, I haven't gotten too awfully antsy lately. This is definitely because a lot of my energy has … Continue reading When are you performing next?