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Artistic, musical, creative, and entertaining topics in Journal's workplace sphere.

Smudged Facets
Artists and Craftspeople love Beauty. Beauty may manifest as colorful, dramatic, whimsical, provocative, clever, or even just damned adorable. Very few of us set out to make Ugly. Consequently, our Fa...
Debi Hammond10 days ago
Embracing My Colors
Hello and happy day! This is a past-post, something I wrote when I, "worked for the man"… that’s what I call trading my time for someone else’s vision. I have "worked for the man" at times when it see...
Kelly Ganson14 days ago
My Art
I am not the greatest artist out there, but I do like to think I am good enough to be seen and appreciated. I am not institute educated, or have a degree in my art, but this is me. (I am a self-taught...
Jade Lastimosa17 days ago
Jade, The Method Actor
I have had arguments and debates with other fellow Actors behind the scenes about Method Acting. Method Acting was the first style of Acting I picked up freshman in college. I read books from Stella A...
H. Jacob Sandigo25 days ago
Artist in Residency: Interview With the Deceased
Q: Who are you? A: That depends on who you ask. Each person who has seen me on the streets, at an art show, or in the park will tell you I am this or that. But I am me. Q: So you have no self-identity...
Collage
Whenever I show off my self-published book (either with a physical contributor's copy, or by showing a screenshot of the book on sale through Barnes and Noble), people will tell me how great the book ...
Elijah Taylora month ago
Stillness
What happens when we stop and close our eyes? Do we see what is to come, what has already occurred, or what we hope to achieve? Do we achieve a higher sense of purpose? These are the most common quest...
Bianca Wargo2 months ago
Artistic Concepts
I've always known that I've wanted to be an artist since I was young. I never really knew what kind of artist I wanted to be either–frankly, I still don't, but I've at least figured out how I can make...
Kyra N. Thompson2 months ago
Typography Review
May 6th 2019 As of late, I’ve been interested in how implementing various typefaces help to create an efficient body of design work for restaurants. I'm also curious, as a designer, in how is it perce...
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Claire Peters3 months ago
Everything You Need to Know About the Art Glass Market
Art glass artists use glass to make both decorative and functional pieces. Although there are specific types of art glass that have a lengthy history, such as stained glass, there are more contemporar...
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Carlos Fox3 months ago
The Path to Becoming a Better Writer
Writing is something that many of us have to do every day, and that virtually all of us will have to do at some point. We write text messages to friends, emails to co-workers, and of course, the dread...
Jade Lastimosa3 months ago
Should Actors Get Tattoos
"Think twice before you get that tattoo!" I was told many times. I was also told that I would never get any casting if I had any tattoos. It was very discouraging hearing this from close friends or fe...
Naomie Moisan4 months ago
Living Off Your Art on the Road
So you're somewhere in your life where you've decided to change it all, that's awesome! but at the same time, we still need to have enough to live, so what do we do? Well, as a creator there are so ma...
Leigh Hooper4 months ago
Writer's Block
People always say: “If you don’t write everyday then you’ll never be a successful author,” and maybe they’re right. Maybe I’m not cut out to ever be a published author and maybe I should quit my dream...
Jason A4 months ago
The Many Talents of Artist M.K. Hughes
As young children, we are born with the wonderful gift of imagination. Over time, some children gravitate to interest in academic disciplines like math and science and later pursue any number of profe...
Shaking Bird4 months ago
Countdown from a Sprain
I'm in a race against time. I'm an artist, not selling much art. Perhaps, I thought it would sell itself—"if we build it, they will come"—but it's not working. I sell a piece here and there, and used ...
Caroline Pereira5 months ago
I Needed a Creative Outlet—and This Is Why You Need One Too
I have a morning routine: Catch the same train at the same time, sit in the same seat, drinking my coffee that I make for myself in the mornings, and listening to my music that drowns out the chatter ...
Rich Monetti5 months ago
Sculptor Christopher Green Sees the Potential in Each Piece of Stone
A glimpse into Christopher Green’s art studio might seem akin to stumbling through a rock quarry. “They are all just like boulders. You wouldn’t be able to see the differences,” says the Somers Sculpt...