Imi Woods is the inspired artist and talented writer behind Art By Imi. Her paintings are joyful, perfect strokes and snapshots of life, and her words are just as vibrant. Today, Imi talks about fear and fretting, a scared place so many of us have visited or are currently visiting. Enjoy her Tiny Spark and take it to… Continue reading Tiny Spark Series: Could We Just Not?
I love history and elderly ladies mostly because they both seem rich with stories and tell of a time when people had manners and didn’t wear sweatpants with words bejeweled across the bum in public stores and planes and malls. There was the whole savage slaying of innocents bit, but I like to look at that as kind of the… Continue reading Mary, Mary, Quite Quoteworthy
Since announcing the upcoming Tiny Spark Series a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been floored by the positive response and generous guest submissions. It feels a little like Christmas morning, checking my e-mail, unwrapping your message, seeing what gems of life experience so many of you are willing to share. In less poetic terms: There’s a whole… Continue reading “Slice of Peace”? I’ll take seconds.
“I am not young enough to know everything.” – Oscar Wilde I spent the morning coloring with Thomas. He sweetly scribbled lines and named them Mom, Dad, Balloon, and Grasses, respectively. I bit my lip and doodled my signature across checks. I’ll mail them in, begrudgingly, because water costs money and what the hell kind of communist crap is this… Continue reading replay
“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” – Anawanitia An afternoon of fingers stuck and smeared in paint and other things. A true artist digs deep for inspiration, plucks a small piece from his soul and flicks it onto canvas.