THE SMITH BROTHERS: FILMMAKING – CREATIVITY AND PASSION

THE SMITH BROTHERS: FILMMAKING – CREATIVITY AND PASSION

I love making movies. If I wasn’t paid to do it, I would pay to do it. -David Lean   Often, it might seem to take forever to bring a creative idea to fruition and therefore, it helps to love what you do in order to be there for the long haul.  Movie making, with...
CREATING MUSIC ALONE AND TOGETHER

CREATING MUSIC ALONE AND TOGETHER

A musician must make music, An artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. -Abraham Maslow   Artistic expression, practice, much hard work and also creative playtime are essential elements in the lives of musicians Maryanne...
A COMPELLING IDEA: THE SPIRIT OF THE SENSES

A COMPELLING IDEA: THE SPIRIT OF THE SENSES

What oft is thought but n’er well expressed -Alexander Pope   Alice in Wonderland, The Mona Lisa, Carmen, the Polio Vaccine – those remarkable stories, paintings, musical compositions, scientific breakthroughs, those extraordinary creative ideas, where did...
CREATING SOLO: WRITING AND PAINTING

CREATING SOLO: WRITING AND PAINTING

Solitude is blankness that makes accidents happen. -Robert Penn Warren   Aloneness, as opposed to loneliness, fosters a necessarily personal relationship with intuition and creativity. It allows us the uninterrupted time of feeling our way through the creative process...