Album cover / musician portrait session with my friend Jake "J-thrill" Bennett: another entry in my very musical year
author headshots with FC Shultz... and his cat batman.
With a headshots session, it's always a great idea to have a couple different looks- so that later on, when you produce more material and get tired of using the same headshot over and over, you've got a variety of pictures to choose from. So that's what we did, doing a couple of scene and outfit changes and also getting a nice mix of lighthearted, serious, and straight up goofy.
From my "FOR ARTISTS" series::
For those who have creative ideas but haven't progressed past "you know what would be cool?" Practical thoughts from my own recent experiences on collaboration and moving out of a state of "stuckness". These are tips that have helped me get my ideas out of my head and into creative action.
Enjoyed a couple of hours at George Washington carver national park one Saturday afternoon, part of my ongoing work creating a stock library of images for the park to use in their branding and social media in the future.
This shoot was different, because I was able to capture an event already taking place at GWC, the annual "Art in the Park" in conjunction with Spiva Center for the Arts....
A post about the new L16 camera and what new technology can mean for artists everywhere.
Here's the thing we need to remember. ALL of us artists, in some sense, are "cheating" according to the past. But the past also reminds us... without change & technological progress, a culture's art can grow stale.
You need moments to dwell in the clouds, of course- without the space to play, your art dies. But you also need something to keep you tethered back to Earth so that whatever you find up there in the blue skies, you can bring back to the surface to actually create.
ere's 5 creative constraints to grow your art mind...