Tag Archive: art

Mar 28 2012

The Digital Mosaic: 7 Impressive ASCII Artworks

  Think back, real hard, to the time when Music Television actually played music videos and Chia Pets were common gifts.  A time before multi-layer graphics with alpha channels and fancy compression.  A time, yes, even before you had a “clip art” library on your “Macintosh.”  In the early days of personal computing, screen graphics …

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Mar 21 2012

The Evolution of Jewelry…For Phones?

Leave it to the Japanese to make use of every available nook and cranny to make something cuter. It’s way beyond customizing the phone cover you already have – it’s inventing new jewelry that originally served no other purpose than adding character. Enter: the phone charm. Considering the human tendency to decorate *everything* (Bedazzled jeans, …

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Mar 15 2010

The Meaning Of Passion

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What does it mean to have a passion?  The word is thrown around a lot, especially in Twitter bios; “I am passionate about…,” is a common way to let people know what you care about.  There are depths to this word, though, that few people think about or really explore.  To wit: Art is – …

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Feb 14 2010

When in Doubt, Create Art

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I stumbled across yet another forgotten poem tonight while I was searching desperately for inspiration and debating whether or not to write about my college essay on nationalism and its relation to current world politics.  Yeah, thank goodness for the poem… A river of blood dapples my path; Scarlet flakes of fallen promise Cruelly wrenched …

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Jan 19 2010

Square Pegs, Round Holes

I found, in deleting my old and very embarrassing blog, a little poem I wrote in high school:  You say I’m blind.  But am I?The feelings might yet exist.But in the face of such denial,my hopes and dreamsdon’t stand a chance.With a heavy heart, I realize:My strongest weaponsto fight away the dark despairare insubstantial mists;ghosts …

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