Category Archives: Art Blog

CURE Bear Necessities

Let’s face it: I’m a rare breed to come up with ideas like these. Whether that’s a good or bad thing is up for debate. CURE 5K Bear Video from Katie Gill on Vimeo. Best video I’ve done yet? Perhaps, … Continue reading

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Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Full disclosure: I am a Tina Fey fan. I will watch anything she is in, and read as much of what she has written as I can get my hands on. Furthermore, I studied journalism in college, so it was … Continue reading

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The Rule of 15

You may be familiar with the Rule of Three, but have you ever heard of the Rule of 15? Back in high school, one of my art teachers would incessantly say, “you have to work with a medium 15 times … Continue reading

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Portraying Love Honestly: Where ‘P.S. I Love You’ Succeeds and Stumbles

Love is probably the most common theme in media, and I do mean all mediums. Movies, books, sonnets, music, tattoos, documentaries, children’s drawings, slideshows, art exhibits — you name it, and there will be a plethora of material attempting to … Continue reading

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The Art of The ‘Haw Haw!’

Even if you’re not a fan, you cannot deny that The Simpsons, currently in its 27th season, is an institution in American pop culture. Its characters, for better or worse, are icons, and it’s no surprise. The show is as … Continue reading

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Creators Create

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope the holidays were pleasant, or at least tolerable, for all of you. I know, since a lot of us are struggling in a myriad of ways, these festive times can seem like society is … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Advice, Art Blog, Art Projects, Creative Genius, Creative Process, Creativity, Holiday Films, Innovators, Perseverance, Perspective, Practical Uses for Art, Productivity, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Creative Flow: Where Everything is Connected, And Light And Dark Become Indistinguishable

WARNING: I address a serious topic in this post, so, if you’re looking for something light and cheery, maybe check out this post instead. Sorry, not everything on this blog can be cute and playful. I want there to be … Continue reading

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