All posts tagged: craft

An Analytical Craft

To build up a drawing line by line is an analytical act - one chooses exactly where to place the line, based on an understanding of the problem or conditions to be addressed, and, at the same time, of the need for the sum of lines to create a greater whole, a coherent, cohering and integrated form.

A Quarterlife What?

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The internal monologue we've all had at least once in our life: ‘How is my life going to turn out? I don’t have a clue; I don’t have a map; I don’t have a vision for it.’ I don't think I have to have a definitive plan. Just some goals to shoot for that are based around the things I love. As I look at the priorities in my life right now, I'm going to see how they line up with what I love and what I'm passionate about.

The Makers of Things

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I read this post earlier today and since it resonates with how I have been feeling lately about work, craft and creating something lasting, I decided to post it here: These are the words and the stories I hear in the Brooklyn Bridge: enthusiasm, audacity, impossibility, and amazement. More importantly, I see a work of bare utility with a palpable sense of confidence, an equilibrium with nature, and a beauty that only grows with time. […]