Taking Inventory

“We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.” Bill Hicks (from Brainyquote) Suppose you are stranded somewhere without any art supplies. What do you do? You could dissolve into a quivering lump of uselessness or you could look around and see what’s available. Sit down, think about it and have another cup of coffee.Continue reading “Taking Inventory”

The Magic of Three

“I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.” Mae West (from Brainyquote) Is there power in numbers? Or more specifically, is there power in the number three? If so what does that have to do with art? It just might possibly be the number of success. “Myth,” “innuendo,” “hocusContinue reading “The Magic of Three”

Artfully Senseless

“Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.”  Leonardo da Vinci              (from The Art of Artificial Evolution) Does participation in the arts increase knowledge?  Since the publication of “The Mozart Effect” study, scientists have been asking this question.  Artists already knowContinue reading “Artfully Senseless”