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Quantum Creativity

You have to image hunt continually as an imagesmith because you’re constantly using up your image supply. I strive for an abundance of images. Aside from my digital image stocks, I’ve an ever-growing collection of transparent presentation-type books where I keep images I like. Before throwing out a magazine, for instance, I cut out any images or pages of images I like and slip them into the sleeves of these books. I keep the books at hand to flick through. Feed myself on the images. And it’s an image I pulled from a magazine in 1998 ( Art in America, probably) that brought me to the above video. Continue reading

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The Dust of Life

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank
I’ve been busy over the past month with the book I’ve been writing and illustrating for Art House Co-op’s The Fiction Project 2011. The theme I chose for the project was I’m a Scavenger and I chose to use the theme to highlight the plight of child scavengers/street children around the world. Continue reading

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The Fiction Project

… out of the choice of themes for The Fiction Project, I chose: I am a scavenger and I’m developing the project so as to draw attention to the disgraceful reality of child scavengers, homeless slumdogs abandoned to the waste heaps and streets around the world. There are a staggering 2 million street children/scavengers in The Philippines alone. And I’m talking about kids as young as 3 years. Continue reading

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