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January 2011


Advice from the Greats

“The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself. Things occur to you. If you’re sitting around trying to dream up a great  ...

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Pretty in honeysuckle

The Pantone Color Institute has named Honeysuckle(Pantone 18-2120) its 2011 color of the year. “Courageous. Confident. Vital. A brave new color, for a brave new world. Let the bold spirit of Honeysuckle infuse you, lift you and carry you through the year. It’s a color for every day – with nothing “everyday” about it.” It’s definitely a bold and stimulating color. As someone who thinks pink is overly feminine… I can’t help but incorporate this “viscerally  ...

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My Life in NYC

A way with words

This is my second time at the House of Art for a night of poetry (I went back  in August). Once again, I was very moved. The event costed $5 but I thought that they could actually charge more for the performances. I hardly hang around my neighborhood (and I admit that I need to do it more often)… Tonight I felt like I experienced the talents of Brooklyn. The words spoken and the feelings felt, were so tremendously real. The event was suppose to start at 8:30PM (Doors opened at 8PM)  ...

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Micropen inkings

I’ve been drawing these while on the train for a few weeks now. I decided to experiment with a new style. I like them because I have fun adding the swirls. I use a 0.7 sakura127 and ink with pens from Pigma. Photos taken with the Droid 2. I might scan some on a later date.

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