When training camp began for the Cleveland cavaliers back in the Fall of 2015, the team did not appear to have all its championships eggs in one basket. With Kyrie Irvin coming back from knee surgery and K Love from a serious shoulder injury, training camp into the regular season was an uphill battle.
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The newspaper ad clipping described the following job opening in glorious detail. “Work at a fast paced art gallery with experience in original intaglio prints while learning about the amazing world of contemporary art
With the NBA finals underway on #TNT Sports I wanted to spill my predictions in what promises to be a competitive contest. In the West the #OKC Thunder truly are “Amy’s” favorite team as she enjoys the back-door loop, often
The Post Season-NBA Playoffs
The admired NBA playoffs have begun into the second round of the tournament with two notable for #TheWarriors & the quiet Texans, AKA: #TheSpurs. Demonstrating once again the utter dominance behind western conference NBA teams
State Of The Think Tank-Art Muse
Art Journal began as a simple proposition between a creative professional and a collective desire to tell stories. I told the young the woman on the phone the fact I find myself at the intersection between technology and liberal arts
The Post Season
The NBA post season is rapidly approaching on April 16th, 2016 as the NCAA “phone gag” tournament has come to a woeful end. Allowing for a hopeful return of Ernie, Shaq, Kenny AKA: Lord Pretty Flacko and BBQ chicken “sir Charles” are returning for playoffs expectations, dialog and critique.
Post Winter Review
The creative process can be seen as a convoluted mental ecosystem filled with endless resources. There is no real quantitate process mandating time and location for inspiration to occur. Rather I would describe the creative process as a magnetic field within a subsystem of possibilities
Truth Be Told
Memories are distinct pieces of information, because they seem to inhabit time, neuronal activity in the brain and 4th dimensional space.
On the subject behind understanding abstract art there is one seminal piece of literature one must always return to. Leo’s Steinberg Other Criteria provides several anecdotal story lines between polemic arguments between artist and the public on the nature of forms in visual art.
The Paralysis Of Hope
Twenty Fifteen was a volatile year fill with existential moments in time. The emotional cocoon of loosing my best friend to Cancer toppled with an array of complicated social interactions have been daunting on the mind. When confronted with the 4th dimension we create our own little stories as a coping mechanism
The NBA season 2015-16 is underway with several unrivaled story lines. There is a changing of the guards from the old to the new, including the retirement of a basketball god. While the defending NBA champions (Golden State Warriors) began the season with a remarkable (20W-0L) record
Works On Paper-Late 2015
Line, shape, texture, color and composition have always been fundamental visual cues in my art. These drawings are a collection of forms I have been exploring on paper for the past two weeks now. They are executed on 6×9″ inch Cold Press 140cm Watercolor paper pad. Within a digital context the art of drawing on paper can be seen antiquated to some. For me, drawing represents a space between what is know vs unknown in nature
This Week In Music
Apple music is one of those Post-Steve Jobs products he would have been Ubber proud of. The interface is a flat, intuitive elegant iOS app which does not clutter how the user navigates back and forth between how your music is organized and displayed
The NBA Season 2015-16
The NBA 2015-16 season is underway, with NBA tv’s lengthly coverage of real world training camp. The Bulls appear to begin with yet another injury to their star player, Rose. Who on opening day with the media mentioned his eager arrival of free agency money next year.
With the launch of DSC79-All Things Web Design and Apex76 just a few weeks ago, I decided to briefly discuss a few topics this week for Art Journal. DSC79 is a comprehensive overview behind my professional development as a full stack web developer.
Web Design WorkFlows | Part Two
In part two of our web design workflow series, we explore best practices for implementing web typography in your web layouts. Covering the basics (101) font stack of choice, including how to use Google Web Fonts and Font Awesome as part of your development workflow
Notes On Conceptual Art
Conceptualism ( or Conceptual Art-Wiki ) is a movement in art history, asserting ideas over visual emphasis in a work of art. An often misunderstood labeling imposed by the non-art public on these works of art as “abstract in nature” calls for a closer investigation
Making A Case For King James
The game of basketball contains three fundamental principles. Rhythm, Intelligence and having a super star athlete such as Lebron James. These elementary concepts when combined with a great back court, lead to championships
Digital Memoir | Volume Four
Digital Memoir has been a series of essays focusing on portraying a single road map. That is, the act behind communication using visual cues embedded in story telling principles. My work as a visual artist is a dearly important part time endeavor
Digital Memoir | Volume Three
Digital Memoir is a series of short essays focusing on the process of art making, essay writing and visual mise-en-scene. Within a contemporary culture filled with Apollonian driven concepts, culled within a materialistic point of view. These articles can be seen as a form of communication tactics.