… with a swift return to actionRead More Back on track
. So often, the disappointment is quickly bundled off to the trash. Occasionally, the disappointment is so great that sitting and wallowing seems the only option. In the old days, broken was repaired. Although, this one really wasn’t worth repairing. It was one of my larger wheel-turned bowls. An early one where I had not moved […]Read More Weekly photo challenge – Broken
It’s not as easy as they make it look!Read More The artifice of random
Performing professionally, or happily making mistakes … it’s time instead to play.Read More Playing for creativity
Today, we got sunburnt. Tonight, it’s raining again. Itinerary: Maldon to Benalla, via Bendigo and Echuca. Distance travelled: 271.7km. It doesn’t sound much, but it was exhausting. Weather: Some lovely white clouds with lots of blue sky, but the Bureau of Meteorology website suggested late rain today around Benalla. As a result, we’re locked up […]Read More No Sat Nav – Day 5
There are so many things in life we dislike doing. Sometimes, they are the essential first step in an activity we love.
Today I had a win. I managed to …Read More How to take advantage and push forward
In past posts, I bemoaned the difficulty of being a non-technical arty type. By definition, an artist is someone who has mastered a technical skill and then produces something that is based in but goes beyond that technical realm.
A side product of my foray into web publishing has been a desire to improve – to master. Training courses are, of course, one way to improve, but money is the first requirement. In contrast, the old adage, “Two Hours A Day”, is more immediately achievable. Well, sort of. In the absence of a full two hours, I’m trying some intense condensation of effort in the form of training drills.
First, I should understand how …Read More Drilling determination
When I started writing for this web-log, I spent lots of time preparing the first few posts. Then, the number of drafts began to dwindle. The amount of time between idea and publication shortened. When reading back over my site, I was getting more and more disappointed with the quality of my writing.
The same just happened with my …Read More A pinch too eager