Portrait Demo Via Zoom

Zooming Right Along Last evening was a grand experiment. The Charleston Artist Guild presented a zoom portrait demo. It was an interesting experience for me. I have come to enjoy the interplay between the people, all gathered in a room together. I derive energy from...

Left Behind

What the American Dream Has Left Behind (a rant) Here’s the VLOG version. Or you may read the BLOG version below. (edited for clarity) What people would have us call the “extreme left” is really what many are now calling the extreme middle way. Even...

mARTtyrs

People are Starved for Meaning Like the Fishfly, which are born to be consumed by fish, artists are born to be consumed by humanity. I’m talking about being consumed as in nurturing the consumer. Artists provide meaning to actual people, not some idea of people...

Freedom from Consequences

Pleasure vs. Enjoyment Though we often confuse these two distinct emotional states, there is a huge difference and relationship between them. Pleasure, a source of arousal, is the product of the human desire for love, power and money, which all too often seem to be...