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The Struggle of Improving Our Skills


Ron Lemen

I’ve been working with some incredibly talented people lately helping mentor them with their skill building or a personal project they want to see published sometime soon, and it has been extremely exciting for me, pushing me to step it up in my own work.  I get charged up and I use the positive energy from our sessions spending time learning and experimenting, practicing in similar ways until a result is found that I am…

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The Myth of the Muse


Greg Ruth

February 23, 2018 - The ancient Greeks first invoked this idea, as a the source of knowledge and science and the arts. (For the record any article starting off by citing the ancient Greeks is likely a snoozer, but bear with me here). Almost exclusively depicted as women, or a single woman, either angelic with wings or grounded but forever gossamer, it's obviously a male fantasy that brought forward shows up in our culture as a beautiful woman who inspires great art. To be fair, not really ever given the agency to bestow such knowledge more recently, but more sparking a hidden genius in the male artist. But all that gobbledygook aside, the experience of inspiration and the arrival of the Muse is real and felt by anyone engaged in a creative enterprise. For the sake of moving on…

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