After working nonstop for years on digital artworks, taking time off from the medium this summer felt like a good break. This change of pace ended up sparking some new creative energy in an entirely different medium.
You really gain a heightened awareness of what goes into the design and creation of something when you have to do it yourself. The design process involved learning to think about translating from one medium (paper) to another (glass & leading), so that…
It would be a huge omission if I didn’t say that my mood’s been inwardly reflective and pensive this week following the news of David Bowie’s death. Like so many people, my first instinct in my processing of this was to listen to the songs that spoke loudest and clearest to me.
Some of us (and this definitely describes me) have leaky sensory filters. This may enhance creativity by integrating ideas from outside the realm of one’s focus.
Whenever I would hear anyone say they wished they could be 17 years old forever—or 21 or 25—I would find myself thinking “I’d like to be 42 forever.”
Like most Bostonians, I delight in any sign that Winter 2015 might actually be over. We did, after all, have a half-day of snow this past weekend, and many of us have not forgotten the massive blizzard we had in 1997 on April 1.