I made my first concerted effort to make a piece of 3-dimensional art in 1963. It was a more than double life-sized portrait of my pet turtle, whose name I do not recall. For a brief period of time, I had a few pet turtles. Nevermore than one at a time though, and I don’tContinue reading “Yertle Was Not My Turtle”
I am fascinated by the topic of creativity and inspiration and how other artists embrace and pay attention to these curious and necessary partners in our individual processes. Influences are tricky things. We all can hear our parents inquiring about our friends during our formative years, asking us if your friends jumped off the bridge,Continue reading “Would You Jump Off the Bridge?”
The question comes from a listener in Paduca, Kentucky. “My question is about comfort food. I know when I eat roast beef and mashed potatoes with gravy I feel good. Like comfortable, you know? I don’t feel bad when I eat steamed broccoli with butter on it, but I don’t feel comfortable like I do when I eat mashed potatoesContinue reading “Comfort Food”
Reasons aren’t everything. “But why’d yah do it?” the detective asked.“It seemed like a good idea at the time,” I said.Even good reasons aren’t everything. I look at a lot of things, I look at everything I can. Because of that, some say that I am good looking. I correct them and add “at.” IContinue reading “You Lookin’ at Me?”
This is short post is the beginning of my new foray into the world of blogging. So stay tuned for essays and studio news that will be forthcoming. It will be a lot of fun.