Tag Archive | Art

Wednesday Inspiration

Wednesday Inspiration

“We’re all going to keep fighting, Harry. You know that?”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Wednesday Writing Inspiration

Wednesday Writing Inspiration

“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves … Photo credit – Sylar113 on CrispMe “There’s something else, too, unfamiliar and new and maybe even beautiful. In all the times I’ve […]

Politics in Art

Politics in Art

One of the top events up for discussion this week is the speech a certain actress gave at a certain awards ceremony in which she shared her opinions of a certain political figure. Some applaud her words, some disagree with them. Some say that was neither the time nor the place for such a rant, […]

Politics and Stuff

Politics and Stuff

Anyone who follows me on Facebook knows I have some pretty passionate opinions about the current state of our nation’s politics. I have posted several rants. And I have written several more that I have refrained from posting. I have genuinely good-willed people trying to sway me one way or the other for good reasons, […]

The Art and Science of Writing

The Art and Science of Writing

We’ve probably all heard that writing is both an art and a science. Like many endeavors, particularly artistic ones, that is true. But how does that play out in actually trying to write a good story? If you break down those two elements, art and science, it helps to explain the why and the how. […]

Fun With Imagination

Fun With Imagination

I’ve always wished for the ability to draw the pictures in my mind. Alas, I can only do so with words. But I discovered something that allows me to get close 🙂 I’ve never been a fan of building games ala Minecraft. I’m just not creative enough. But when a friend offered me access to […]

What Is Art?

What Is Art?

“We are not being true to the artist as a man if we consider his art work junk simply because we differ with his outlook on life.” – Francis Schaeffer The question of art is an interesting one because what we consider to be art is often based on our own preferences. One man’s masterpiece […]

Create Your Own Muse

Create Your Own Muse

The hardest part about writing is uh….writing. Most writers have reels of stories in their head. When that story begins to coalesce in my mind, I get excited, almost giddy, to write it down. However, my fingers tend to lag behind my mind. Writing takes time. And if I get bogged down in the details […]