walk on. you will forever attract opportunities for expansion, wisdom and growth….
maybe you can’t draw, write a rhyme or an original story, paint happy clouds, sculpt with marble, improvise a scene, strum a chord, paradiddle, glissando, memorize lines, belt out an aria, build a table, or a house, understand the rule of thirds, grip a dolly, know pan from tilt, edit in subframes, dither to 16-bit, sew up a new dress, take off an inch and layer it… but have you ever tried?
regardless, you’re still an artist.
there’s magic in those eyes, hands, and in between the ears.
over the years, i’ve tried different ways and means to support myself, and to create the time and space to pursue my artistic endeavors….
the duality and dichotomy of the everyday can keep us forever running…to get where exactly? you are here, now. practice the two-step as a way of existing harmoniously, and dwell on the artist you are – express, explore, create, be of service – not simply trudging through the rudimentary cause and effect of things.
i recall several distinct moments in my life, as they revolved around music. it’s interesting what memories surface in random tangents to what may be on the mind at any given moment… when i was younger, we lived in a house that had a full, separate garage behind it, and my dad had at some…