November 15, 2019

The Power of 7:20 am. Really.

My day began at 7:20 this morning. I was reluctant to get out of bed, but I did not hit snooze that second time. So 7:20 it was. I did not even go for coffee or drink any yet. I went straight in, and I did not even have anything in mind, nor did I feel 'creative' in any sense of the word. But a micro-mystical moment of abundance and enlightenment was to take place.I worked on a series of 3 pieces in my kitchen. I then ...


September 02, 2019

The 1st Flexseal Printing Plate

What you are looking at is a 'painting', created almost 90% using liquid rubber as both medium and printing plate. A few weeks ago, I wrote a little article about "firsts" using experiential ideas. I was literally hinting at this discovery but put it off due to touring and recording. Realization #1 (Flexseal monoprint, acrylics, and ink on paper) I am not going to claim that I am the first painter to use #Flexseal as ...


August 12, 2019

Creative Experiential Ideas

When I began painting and creating music in earnest (35+ years ago), I’d been told quite a few lies I believed as truths. But I don’t think there’s a bigger one than, “Everything that can be done in music, art, photography, etc. has already been done. All you need to do is stand out.” Bullshit. To be honest, if you stop and think about it, it has a ‘ring’ of truth in it, doesn't it? If you start an ...