Category Archives: Perspective

Chewing The Fat: Self Image’s Heavy Impact

(This story is also featured on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/chewing-fat-self-images-heavy-impact-kathleen-gill?trk=prof-post)   A year ago, I succumbed to the Gym Dragon. Roughly three times a week, I pay my tithes by working out for an hour or two, lifting weights and riding a … 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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Pick(s) of the Litter: Photorealists

Welcome back to Scumbling Up Art. Sorry for taking so long to put up a new post, guys. My computer is old and burns out easily, I have close to a dozen new posts and projects I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Scary talented: the story behind the story behind the art

Warning: Here’s a cautionary tale about an artist with exquisite talent and endless potential. This is a true story. He was a charismatic man. But he would only allow HIS voice to be heard, HIS story to be history. According to … Continue reading

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