Tagged: Creatives

Collaboration in Visual Art

Introducing a series on collaboration in the visual arts
Every time I add wood to the stove I'm reminded of the same thing. For in early attempts to ration my wood use, I added a single log on the smoldering embers with the inevitable result of a cold house. It's not that the energy from a single log couldn't throw off enough heat. It's that the potential heat of that single log is never realized. When I add a second log beside the first, the small fire has something else to feed off of. It finds a path to follow and creates an air current between the Read More

In Defense of Creatives

In Defense of Creatives
There's been a backlash to the use of the term "creative" as a title (e.g., "He's a creative.") It's simply another way of saying that somebody is creative. Some of this backlash has come from people I truly admire. And I get their point. The reasoning goes something like this. God is creative. We see it in His creation, and that act of creativity is the first thing we see mentioned about God in the Bible. It's right there in Genesis 1:1. "In the beginning God CREATED the heavens and the earth." Read More