DIY Art?

Do-it-yourself, making and makers are in abundance these days, thanks largely to the instant global sharing possible via social media, blogs, personal websites and etc., via the internet. I had an email exchange with a friend in another state today and found myself responding to some of his thoughts in this way: “I love better […]

Arts: Benefit or None?

I obviously cannot speak for everyone reading this, but if nobody ever listened to me (music, speaking, writing and such) nor watched (video clips, etc.), or cared about my craft work creations (cigar box and found-object guitars, etc.) I would still imagine, create and do what I do. Why? I’m personally convinced God created and […]

Art gods

“Every poet and musician and artist, but for Grace, is drawn away from love of the thing he tells, to love of the telling till, down in Deep Hell, they cannot be interested in God at all but only in what they say about him.” -C. S. Lewis Love, hate or indifferent towards him, C.S. […]

The Music Monkey

Full disclosure- I drive myself (and I’m sure others) crazy by my many words, especially in live convos and at times in interviews. I suppose it’s easier for some artists to put salient, clear thoughts across better with lyrics in a very edited sort of succinct way so I’m likely not alone with the struggle […]

Beautiful Vs. Ugly?

I have often pondered something related to art and the way we Christians view it that may well bother some reading this. I could be (and often am) wrong, so please bear with me and consider my concerns. We know from scripture and personal experience that God is beautiful and that Jesus “does all things […]

My Artist Friend/s

Today I have the pleasure of saying I’ve known, know and continue to enjoy friendships with a LOT of talented artists. By this I mean artists working in a vast array of modes, not only my key area of music. I apologize now for many I see almost daily as well as longtime friends spread […]