Tag Archives: Distortion

Perceptual Distortion

I don’t often work with oils, mainly because of the messiness involved in having canvases lying around that take ages to dry, but occasionally I get the chance to paint a portrait where I have the sitter available for several … Continue reading

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Built In Assumptions

When we create, we draw upon our influences.  No artist can deny that.  The range and scope of our influences, the things that we took in at an earlier time as our signature absorption of our particular culture, provide the … Continue reading

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Because They Think It’s Easy

If you are an artist, I have some terrible news for you.  If you think that writing, drawing, painting, animating, film making or music production take skill, application, years of training and a good deal of creativity and discipline, you’re … Continue reading

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Seven Habits of High Gain Lead Guitarists

Lead solos have fallen out of fashion these days, but there are still some practitioners of lead guitar as a solo instrument.  Not so much for “widdly, widdly” sake; more as a means of expressing a passionate melody. Lead guitar … Continue reading

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