Where can you find little works of art? Look for them in the commonplace, and in the clichés, where they hide in plain sight.
Looking at water for patterns, and finding them, or finding none at all, can be a source of inspiration and creativity.
Photographers, like painters, present their vision of what they see to the world. Like painters, they’re artists. Talk with them about their art the same way.
Our moments, our thoughts, our experiences and our time on earth, like nature, are fleeting, ever-moving. We can learn from that.
When you’re in a car, itching to shoot what’s flashing by, but there’s a window and 75 mph between you and your fast-moving subjects, you can still shoot the scenery with these pro tips.
When life becomes too frantic, we can take a lesson from nature’s humblest creatures to find stillness in the wild.
There’s one color that consistently belongs to Austin in every season, and in spring, even more so.
The tenacious, thorny Texas thistle beguiles us with its huge pink pom-poms, so we’ll tolerate its presence.
Cherishing our beloved Austin, Texas landmarks: How Vanishing Austin moves on and lands at its true home, here.
Each spring the Texas Hill Country wildflowers I await most fervently return. They’re here . . . !
One thing leads to another on a hunt for a lobster roll in Maine—where you can find pearls before lobster and study the lost art of cursive, too.
Lettering Required: When you’re devoted to type, college and career requirements can enable lifelong passions, especially to the art of letters.
When it’s golden time, the choice may come down to nature v. man. Give me a ghost sign, a shiny neon sign and an old diner, and I’ll visit the lake next time.
When you’re in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Timing is everything. One can acquire patience and prudence with a Spanish dagger in an Austin, Texas front yard, but will be rewarded with a stunning display of blooms.