Behind the scenes of my blog writing process, I often stumble upon extraordinary artists whose works lead me down a rabbit hole of inspiration. I will often start a draft post, telling myself I’ll come back and finish, someday. Such was the case when I discovered the mesmerizing art of Peter Diamond, a Canadian artist […]
BY GRAVESHOW · PUBLISHED DECEMBER 17, 2013 · UPDATED AUGUST 26, 2016 Last week, when we laid my grandmother to rest, the minister spoke of a poem called “The Dash“. I had never heard the poem before, but it, and it’s meaning moved me so much I wanted to share it with you. Hopefully, it […]
I have only recently discovered the work of Arantzatu Martínez… …ok, thats kind of a lie. I first saw her work in an issue of “Drawing”, a subset magazine of the American Artist series. I remember being struck not only by her use of shading but her use of negative space. I then promptly forgot […]
Yup…a real live podcast that people listen to. I’ve mentioned Sidebar in the past, and if you’re not listening to this podcast, you’re hella missing out. Seriously. Recently, Swain Hunt, co-host and producer of the Sidebar podcast, contacted me about a new podcast format he was starting, where he and one guest would discuss one […]
Maurice Sendak 1928 – 2012 And we lost another of the greats today. Rest in peace Maurice Sendak. “per Dei misericordiam requiescant in pace”. Moebius last month. And today Sendak. I have to make an effort to meet all of my heroes before they are gone…I already missed that chance on too many of them.