Tag Archives: art
Last Saturday, along with Mike Call, our D.P., I started shooting my feature film Mise en Abyme. It was actually just a test shoot, but it got me excited for the weeks and months to come as we shoot our feature film. Seeing what I was able to do with Predestination emboldened me to go […]
Three simple words that completely changed the way I look at art. Written by a modern giant in the field of…er, writing books about making art: Austin Kleon. Fittingly enough, basically everything he says in his book Steal Like An Artist has been said before. But I’ve never seen it all arranged and packaged so […]
A fellow blogger, Joe Pineda, (a.k.a. The Bard of Steel) wrote an insightful article about walking the tightrope between creating shallow, meaningless art, and being egotistical and preachy. In writing this blog, I feel like I am constantly walking this tight rope, and chances are I often fall on the side of the latter extreme, […]
I believe there is a definite link between art and exercise. The purpose of this article is to tell you everything I can (in 2600 words) about that link. Get Your Art Mojo On First of all, the best way I know to break out of a slump as an artist is exercise. By slump […]
Lately, I’ve found that when I’ve floundered in life, it’s because I’ve found myself focusing too much of my attention to my Outer Battle, and not enough to the Inner Battle. It’s ironic that I wrote The Inner Battle less than two months ago, and yet I forget to apply it in my own life. […]
Almost a month ago, I posted an article, What Does It Mean To Follow Your Passions? Part 1 (of a three-part series). In it, I used some pretty extreme examples including sex and chocolate cake. (Why does that remind me of so-called “Better-Than-Sex Cake” and how ridiculous a name that is? Sorry, the Mind Monkeys […]
What is a hack to you? What is a real artist? Share in the comments below!