Everyone’s always on the alert for “the next big thing.” Yet a key to staying sane and at peace is to notice and appreciate the little idea. Don’t ignore the fork at the table when you sit down to eat; pick it up and admire the ingenuity it took to craft such a simple, yet […]

Excessive speed can save lives.

In any new or daring task, it’s not a bad idea to charge ahead as fast as possible. Leonardo da Vinci believed that it was essential for artists to work quickly to capture the “first flash of inspiration.” Ralph Waldo Emerson concurred,…

Put on your happy pie.

It’s a documented fact that during the seasons known as fall and winter, the decreased amount of sunlight can lead some people to feel down, dopey, and lethargic. It’s called “Seasonal Affective Disorder,” or SAD. What’s not…

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Even if you’ve seen it all, you may not have seen this curated selection of moving images, designed to provoke thought, inspire conversation, and spur experimentation after viewing. May you enjoy this sidestep away from the mainstream, a few short minutes at a time.

Looking at art makes a person feel better. Making art makes a person feel better. So here’s a section on the subject. We hope it will inspire you to look more and make more of whatever kind of art turns you on.