Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chromatic Dust

Apply the Paint as if it were colored dust suggested John Ruskin to art students of the 19th Century. Next we must improvise.  “When In Doubt; play chromatics” this jazz improvisation advice came through my saxophone teacher, Charlie Williams. Charlie … Continue reading

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When Goals Get In The Way

If  an artist or a magician wants us to look into the distance they direct our attention there. They exploit our sense of  purpose or goal. Perception and recognition are determined by our goals. Goals are expectations. Our goals/expectations keep … Continue reading

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