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Scattered Words

Scattered Words

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in Artblog, Blog, Drawing, Painting, Sketchbook, Writing | 0 comments

In 2015, I did a series of pieces combining illustrations with my writing and posted many on instagram. The art and words were each based on a larger series I’d started as early as 2002. I had dozens of large sketches with poems, lyrics and phrases written all over them. Back then I’d planned on creating larger multimedia paintings that...

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Short Fiction

Short Fiction

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Writing | 0 comments

As an illustrator, I naturally tend to think of images as telling a story or as an accompaniment to the written word. Therefore, I often write as part of the creative process. In 2012 I took a creative writing course at the University of Maryland Baltimore County that was influential in getting me to refine some of these stories that I’ve had...

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Writing Tips

Posted by on Jan 19, 2008 in Writing | 0 comments

(That I’ll try and stick to) * Remember to never split an infinitive.* The passive voice should never be used.* Do not put statements in the negative form.* Verbs have to agree with their subjects.* Proofread carefully to see if you words out.* If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be by rereading and...

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Towards what?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2008 in Writing | 0 comments

Now within the eighth year of the New Millennium and without a Mission. A Purpose. There is Passion, mind you. That was never lacking. We were built on Passion. Bertrand, never short on vision nor spirit has desired things more concrete this year. Less adjectives and superlatives. Xenophobia and isolation have been a side effect since the inception of The...

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It Has Come to Our Attention …

Posted by on Aug 16, 2007 in Writing | 0 comments

… that the majority of the 21st Century census, meaning those born of the latter 1980’s, have a lack of perspective and compassion. This was brought to our attention amongst a usual gathering at the ‘Cellar’.… My un-educated thesis states that, ‘we should take this chance, to turn things around’. I have to...

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My R.E.M.

Posted by on Aug 12, 2007 in Writing | 0 comments

Not referring to the popular American Rock Band, R.E.M. I spent the better part of my Sunday morning reallocating the thoughts, scenes, and one liners from my excursion Friday night. Which raises the question, ‘where did Saturday go?’ My fry cook suggested I log as many events as I can in ascending order from the present, in the form of...

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