Do artists have an advantage over AI? In this post I look at metaphorical communication and try an experiment with an AI image generator.
inspiration for other areas of creative living besides making art
I recently was asked if I’d taken art classes in college. My short answer was no, I took them in high school, but after that I would just pick up a book or take a class if I wanted to learn a new art skill. Some people believe that, because I can do a fairly
Today I am sitting in my living room looking out on a wet, cloud covered evening. The maple tree across the street has burgundy and green boughs that are shaking ever so slightly with breezes that waft down the street. I’ve not yet turned on any lights and a gloom has settled over the furniture like a dark gray blanket.
I FINALLY made the decision to repaint my studio! Honestly, it was the hardest decision of the project. Once I’d made up my mind that it was okay for me to keep the space as my own as long as I wanted, I no longer felt like I was “making do” with the space. It opened up all kinds of possibilities.
In conjunction with my last post, I thought I’d share a fun way that I use sometimes to get out of the “expectation” mode and into the “focus” mode. There are just some days when I want to make something but have no idea what to draw or paint. Those are the days when I
An Adobe study discovered that people identified more good ideas than bad while walking, and that a residual effect from the walking session gave them more and better ideas while sitting than the control group of all-sitters.