What Am I? The Search for Art Identity

I’ve been STRUGGLING with my CREATIVE IDENTITY lately. No, I still see myself as a CREATIVE. I really can’t help that. I don’t question I have STORIES to tell. They come at me everyday. I even enjoy looking at my own ARTWORK. I really do. Here’s the Struggle du jour....

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Here’s Your Christmas Tree: Christmas Thoughts

Sometimes we just miss what Christmas is about.   I can related to the above image. I’m sure it was a guy. And I can imagine he was just fed up with the expectations and clamoring of the  season. “We want a Christmas tree!!” “We want a Christmas tree!!” “We want...

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Full-Time CREATIVE: Saying YES to the UNEXPECTED

Today I am a FULL-TIME CREATIVE; exploring life, investigating truth, developing my skills, and telling stories. Just 3 years ago I was not.  I was full time in something else … but events were brewing, opportunities were presented, and I was willing to step out of...

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Big Foot, Nessie, and the One-Trick Creative: Creative ADD

“Hi.  My name is Preston and I have CREATIVE ADD” “Hi Preston.”   Can you relate?  If you consider yourself a Creative I know you feel my pain. Let’s face it, there is too much FUN STUFF to make. Too many IDEAS to bring to life. Too many STORIES to tell.   2...

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Music as Part of the Artist Life: Artist + Music = Life

Many events go into the making of an Artist.  The same is true for anyone.  There is the good and the bad that become part of the ingredients. But those of us who call ourselves Artist ... we can't help but explore these experiences, try to make sense of them, and...

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