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#1096: Don’t Let Teachers Scare Or Trick You Into Memorization
Tuesday • September 6th 2022 • 9:40:04 pm • 7KB

Let me be very clear about this, while it is not a conspiracy, you didn't choose cramming, you were manipulated into it. Let me show you what you are up against, and how impossible it seems, the notion of pre-requisite classes is mostly about getting you...

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#1095: Questions Of Nature And Nurture Are A Fool's Errand, If Not Down Right An Insult To Your Intelligence
Monday • September 5th 2022 • 2:54:41 pm • 4KB

Human nature is about safety, and growing up. Within a culture of wisdom and reason, growing up becomes about growing all the way up until a person becomes a great being. Nurture, there is no nurture, not yet - not at home, not in the school or...

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#1094: Importance Of Context In Education
Sunday • September 4th 2022 • 10:16:56 pm • 3KB

When learning a new language, context is everything. Context supports meanings, and supposed meanings. It is the fabric of a conversation, and along with facial expression and body language... You may sometimes wonder, if perhaps it isn’t so hard to...

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#1093: The Renaissance Artist
Sunday • September 4th 2022 • 2:09:12 pm
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#1092: A Tiny Little Call Of The Wild
Saturday • September 3rd 2022 • 11:02:47 pm • 2KB

Some years ago, Mother Nature, along with her woodland nomenclature... On a very pretty day - Asked me if I wanted to stay. No - said I - re-reading Crusoe, No, Mother I don’t think so. It was my last few days in my little wilderness, and I nether felt...

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#1091: Is Computer Programming Fun; Or, Should I Learn Programming?
Friday • September 2nd 2022 • 10:15:25 pm • 4KB

It is, it is really fun, it is a form of tool making, and in a way, it is somewhat similar to board games. You have to take the time to look at the rules, before you sit down to play. A couple of times, I felt that I need to be able to put a thing on the...

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#1090: Easy Peasy Education
Thursday • September 1st 2022 • 7:57:23 pm • 4KB

Schools can't teach, you can't learn at a pace that does not match you, and you can't learn if you go in a sequence other than your own. You can't learn if it in not interesting, and you can't learn if it is not one of your curiosities. When you graduate...

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#1089: Cultural Divisions Are Imaginary
Wednesday • August 31st 2022 • 10:07:12 pm • 2KB

No child belongs to cult or nation, we are each a stellar creation. Humanity may need to invent a better culture, one that aims to inspire and nurture. All human beings are extremely smart, and the building of our culture is art. Not only do we need to...

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#1088: Nature And Nurture And Unity Of The World
Tuesday • August 30th 2022 • 9:45:58 pm • 877B

We are not born cruel, we are all beautiful. And a broken culture, is not nurture. But a compromise, that destroys the wise. Freedom is our right, the world must unite. The culture that is worthy, sets the world free. All must grow knowing, that...

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#1087: Independent Inventions; Or, Care And Maintenance Of Mighty Ideas
Monday • August 29th 2022 • 3:51:07 pm • 7KB

Allow me to explain what an idea is, how it differs from a curiosity, and why it is important. A curiosity, is like buying a 3D printer to learn how to use it, recognizing the fact that not all futuristic inventions are simple. An idea, is something that...

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#1086: The First Master Of Art
Sunday • August 28th 2022 • 6:19:16 pm • 2KB

The ancient myth goes that a young lady from an ancient city, had a kitten so beautiful, that she decided to master art. She went to the village known for art, and asked the wisest person there haw to become a master. He said, you must meditate, to...

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#1085: The Art Mechanic
Sunday • August 28th 2022 • 11:17:53 am
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#1084: Art Self Education: A Super Tiny Little Step Towards Freehand Drawing
Saturday • August 27th 2022 • 9:31:02 pm • 3KB

Using references directly for perfect layout (hatefully called tracing), will teach you how to become an artist very quickly. Plus, there is too much to learn from building on top of your references, to ignore using reference images directly. If you don...

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#1083: Making The World Beautiful; Or, The Idea To Unite The World Will Never Get Old
Friday • August 26th 2022 • 7:56:08 pm • 1KB

We got used to some ideas that got reversed, and now have to design out world top-down first. We can't fight the ghouls and vultures, as what we need; is to unite all cultures. That requires that a person grows, that we all rise from the lows. Although...

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#1082: Easy Peasy Practice, And Mastery Of Art
Thursday • August 25th 2022 • 10:35:11 pm • 2KB

Applying your reference image directly to your canvas, will help you create a perfect replica of your reference image. Becoming a powerful Hyper-realist, is the first step in mastering art. And it doubles as proof, that we are very capable artists. The...

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#1081: How To Draw And Paint
Wednesday • August 24th 2022 • 7:21:45 pm • 5KB

The reason why you are asking is because realistic and beautiful art is in all of us, you just can’t draw the same way you couldn't write letters or ride a bicycle. You need those lines that helped you practice letters, or that stick or extra wheels that...

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#1080: Digital Art, Is Evolution Of Art
Tuesday • August 23rd 2022 • 7:55:23 pm • 2KB

If artists, especially those who act like mentors were more honest, they would allow new comers to art to create hyper-realistic works. Instead they send the new students on a round about journey, because deep down, they don’t want newcomers to be as good...

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#1079: Capturing Portraits; Or, A Person's Appearance Is Sacred
Monday • August 22nd 2022 • 9:46:55 pm • 3KB

We all noticed how we appear differently, in different photos. Unless you send in a video, or model in person. The artist won't know which photo, most closely resembles your general appearance. If someone uses a photo that seems really weird, then they...

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#1078: The Layout Designer
Sunday • August 21st 2022 • 3:22:22 pm
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#1077: Don’t Let Crazy Make You Crazy; Or, Health Advice For Nutjobs
Sunday • August 21st 2022 • 1:32:23 pm • 8KB

When people are tricked out of real education, one persons joy, can quickly become the torture of another. This is somewhat captured in the old adage, “Road to hell is paved with good intentions”. The first lesson you must learn in this zone of Human...

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#1076: Beginning Art
Saturday • August 20th 2022 • 8:31:21 pm • 4KB

It is easy to create general styles of art, abstraction, hyper-realism, upgraded reproductions, composites, lowbrow silliness. And because the world got stuck in poverty, we can talk about it. There is no such thing as magic, there is a simple...

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#1075: The Case Of The Cat In A Suit
Friday • August 19th 2022 • 10:17:29 pm • 2KB

Your paintings must speak, and there is no way in heck, that they should ever speak of misery. When we talk about changing lives, we always talk about changing lives for the better. A painting, can speak about just a few things. Since most of the easy...

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#1074: The Instant Keepsakes Of Lowbrow Art
Thursday • August 18th 2022 • 11:01:34 pm • 2KB

There are three popular ways, to get going in art. The Quasimodo that they teach in school, where everything is slightly crooked, and the schools turn out to be a diploma mill. Thankfully, due to recent mass refunds, a lot of courageous art teachers are...

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#1073: To Paint Freehand, Just Memorize By Simple Repetition
Wednesday • August 17th 2022 • 9:49:39 pm • 2KB

This is not a technique for all, if a technique at all, I think most artists may find it terribly boring. It is a primitive, but sure technique, that will never get you stuck, and have you painting - faster and faster - a new portrait every day. Find a...