I’m also never sure if I am happy with my graphics work by the time I finish. This design is no different. I liked my pumpkin and bones okay to begin with, but welll…
Artistically speaking, I usually hate whatever I am working on by this point — yet I somehow feel that it is done. I don’t know how to explain that — you either get it or you don’t. 😉
However, writing wise, this issue is really solid. I love the podcasts, too!
Also, if you want to get the issue online complete with images, drop me a line. As always, always, always looking for writers.
I would love some feedback.————————-
These days and nights, the winds of culture, politics, and everything else seem to change at the drop of the hat. So what do artists do in such unpredictable times? Sometimes change can be an unforeseen catalyst, whipping up all sorts of artistic delights — Writings, music, paintings, photography… perhaps, by the light of the moon. Take a moment to find some inspiration in the work of Southern writers & artists.
Jasmine Rizer’s lively serial, “Keeping it in the Family” concludes; Part 1 is available at “Keeping it in the Family“; Karen Hennessee finds the maroon while Brenda Basham reflects on the Greatest Romantic Story ; Sandra Jones Cropsey answers, Who’s there? , while McCabe Coolidge continues his series, Seven Questions with this question: How did your Robin die? Thoughtful poetry from Brenda L Basham (Images) , Russell Lee Hale I (a pair: I Know Not, The Mask; The Mask ), John S Moon (Lonely Soldier) , Sandy Vanderbleek (he) and a collection of Haikus by Gilbert Head.
FROM THE STUDIO
ON CREATIVITY AND THE CULTURE OF ART
robin fay continues to explore Creativity (pt. 6 in a series, focusing on the role of artists in society) while Rachel Anders explores the art and music in her neighborhood in The Arts in Iredell County. Hannah Leatherbury shares colleague Allen Bell’s interviews with participants in the Southern Circuit Tour, a tour of independent films, in Southern Circuit Tour, interview with filmmaker, Jed Riffe and Southern Circuit Tour interviews with filmmaker, Muhammad Naqvi ; both are podcasts with Muhammad Naqvi’s article including a video clip of the trailer for his film Shame. Regular contributor Brenda Basham reflects on Psychological Ponderings: Quality Equality; while Dorothy Birch offers us some tips for Stoking Your Creative Fires This Fall. as well as some colorful seasonal photos.
ART & TECHNOLOGY
Donna Rosser aka the Barefoot Photographer shares her Fall Photo Opportunities and enchanting photographs with us.
Book reviews for October are Enclosure by Andy Goldsworthy reviewed by Andrew Shupling, a book of work by ephemeral artist, Andy Goldsworthy, who works with items in nature, such as rocks, leaves, snow, and even the rain as it falls on the ground;
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