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The Blasphemy of the Cliché

Making cows out of crosses.

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Always Beautiful

The Beautiful in its own time.

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2 Year Anniversary

Today Megan and celebrated our 2 year wedding anniversary, and I have to say that it has been the best two years of my life. Even though it’s been full of lots of challenges and struggles that we could never have seen coming, I wouldn’t change it for anything and would have made the same…

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Toward the Beautiful

I wrote a guest article for CreationSwap entitled Toward the Beautiful on the metaphysical underpinnings of beauty and how that relates to the role of an artist in the work of creating art. Check it out here.

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Art and a Deal with the Devil

I happened across an interesting insight yesterday while sitting in a waiting room. I have never read Faust, and so I opened it up on my phone to start reading. I have a fairly vague notion of the overall plot of the book, and so when I started reading I was unsure if I was…

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The Art of Purgatory

To course across more kindly waters now, my talent’s little vessel lifts her sails, leaving behind herself a sea so cruel; and what I sing will be that second kingdom, in which the human soul is cleansed of sin, becoming worthy of ascent to Heaven.1 Dante’s Divine Comedy is perhaps best known for its first…

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Design: Lemons

As promised, I finished up a new art piece earlier today. I am taking part in a collaborative group effort to create posters based on quotes, and so I decided to take the famous quote/cliche “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” and put my own spin on it. Unfortunately, a polar bear had to…

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Design: Handmade Picture Frames Part 2

Last night Megan and I had another “art night”, and I chose to make another hanging picture frame using one of our wedding photos.

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Design: Handmade Hanging Picture Frame

Every so often I manage to have a night free to spend time with Megan, and one of the things we like to do together is to have what we call “art night.” We will set up a card table in the living room, scatter magazines, scraps of paper, tape, glue, paints, canvases, books, cardboard…

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