Week 39, Monday 25th September 2017. This is patron only content. For a couple weeks I’m making it free access for everyone to let you guys see what’s available to patrons of my work. Go here to become a patron for as little as €1. Welcome patrons and subscribers to week 39. This is the […]
Welcome to Creativity. Creativity is an inherent aspect of what it means to be human, therefore it must be given a central role in society. I am very passionate about creativity and you'll see it is a central theme of the site. These articles are dedicated to helping your realise and develop this critical function.
Where do thoughts come from? It’s a question I constantly ask myself. Sometimes when I listen to an audiobook or read an actual book, I get this feeling that what I’m hearing is entirely internal. It’s like there’s nobody else involved. It’s just me talking to me.
I began work on the Conor McGregor Photorealistic Charcoal Drawing in January 2016. For the next couple months I worked on it on-and-off and finally settled on completion in mid March. The Conor McGregor Drawing makes a great gift and keepsake of a truly unique and gifted sportsman.
It’s daytime, almost 4pm and there’s no one else here, it’s just me at my desk. Then the conversation starts. Does it ever really stop I wonder. I can’t say exactly what triggers it, or maybe I can but I don’t like to admit it. But one thing I do know is I’m alone, there’s nobody else around. “What are you doing here?”, it asks.
The Larb: New Podcast Launching Soon I’ve done some experimentation with podcasts over the last couple years and enjoyed the learning process. Feedback was good on the shows I produced. After only a short while I began to develop some traction with listeners, other hosts and interviewees. But for one reason or another the content […]
Hear voices in your head? I do. My guess is, like everyone else on this planet, you also do. Of course I’ve not interviewed everyone on the planet but this is my long considered view. I don’t hear multiple voices, I just hear one. It appears to be me, has my accent, language and so on. It’s usually a passive thing and it engages in questions and answers with itself. But there’s no sound, just the thoughts.
Everyone is an artist, and everyone has the potential to create art in their work if they choose to. But very few of us choose to. For most of us, work is a means to an end. It’s something that we’d rather not do but we do it because we have to. We have made our commitments, primarily to others, and we’ve got to keep them. The goals we have are largely head goals and they are rarely our own.