Iterations

Iterations

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A biweekly brain dump of inspiration and ideas
47 — Which One Do You Want To Be?
Feb 21 • 12 min
A number of you have asked why I am selling what review after review calls the best APS-C camera on the market…
46 — Who’s in Your Corner?
Feb 8 • 7 min
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward I have…
Show Updates — February 2019
Feb 6 • 4 min
I want to give you a quick update to some of the changes I’m making to my shows over the next several…
45 — A Little Bit Out of Your Depth
Jan 29 • 9 min
Over the weekend, I took a workshop in encaustic painting. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, it’s basically painting with…
44 — Your Own Personal Algorithm
Jan 13 • 10 min
Earlier this week I put up an image on Instagram with the caption “Time for a reboot.” It’s basically a “glitchy” version…
43 — Leaning Heavy on the Making
Jan 1 • 7 min
Last week, we were in New Hampshire celebrating Christmas with family. Now, I’ve got to tell you that I love handmade gifts…
42 — The Stuff That Trips Us Up
Dec 24, 2018 • 7 min
I’ve been sitting on something for a while because I didn’t know how or even if I should share it. But, I…
41 — Everything is a Tradeoff
Dec 3, 2018 • 8 min
Iteration 37 was called The Myth of the Perfect Thing and in it I chronicled part of my years long search for…
40 — Stepping Away From What’s Familiar
Nov 26, 2018 • 7 min
I woke up the other morning thinking about The Beatles, specifically the dramatic changes their work went through over the course of…
39 — Just Tell Them What You Want to Say
Nov 10, 2018 • 7 min
There’s a scene in the new remake of A Star is Born that’s been rattling around in my head since I saw…
38 — The Eggleston of my High School
Oct 31, 2018 • 9 min
When I was a kid, there was a big department store chain called The May Company. It was sort of like a…
37 — The Myth of the Perfect Thing
Oct 22, 2018 • 7 min
At the end of 1999, I bought my first new car: a 2000 Chevy Blazer Sport in black, with a dark grey…
36 — Let it Flow
Oct 2, 2018 • 11 min
Yesterday was our first day back from a 9-day working vacation in France and Germany and I’ve got to tell you, I…
35 — There is Only the Trying
Sep 17, 2018 • 6 min
I had a friend in college—let’s call him Michael—who was one of the most interesting people I had ever met up to…
34 — The Space(s) to Fail
Aug 27, 2018 • 9 min
Next month we will have been in this house for two years and it’s taken me all of that time to finally…
33 — Just Add Wall
Aug 11, 2018 • 9 min
In this episode, I want to talk about prints. You remember prints, right–little pieces of paper with pictures on them? Your parents…
32 — Between the Emotional Guardrails
Aug 1, 2018 • 10 min
A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a friend from college who I hadn’t spoken to in…well, longer than it should have…
31 — Art Doesn’t Exist in a Vacuum
Jul 20, 2018 • 8 min
Earlier this week, we recorded the last episode of On Taking Pictures after more than six years of weekly episodes. While the…
30 — The King, The Boss, and Me
Jun 29, 2018 • 9 min
Tomorrow would have been my mom’s 74th birthday and while not a day goes by that I don’t miss her, I am…
29 — The Catalyst to Practice
Jun 22, 2018 • 6 min
E3 was last week and for those of you who may not know what that is, it’s the Electronic Entertainment Expo and…
28 — A Genuine Interest
Jun 6, 2018 • 9 min
Recently, I was talking to a friend of mine about Process Driven and he asked me why I did the show. Not…
27 — The Problem With Iconic
May 20, 2018 • 6 min
Lately I’ve been seeing, or maybe just noticing, the word “iconic” as a means for makers to describe their own work—“my name…
26 — What We Don’t Have Is You
May 4, 2018 • 8 min
As much as I love artists like Rauschenberg, deKooning and even Boucher, the first artist I knew by name was Frank Frazetta….
25 — Show Up
Apr 19, 2018 • 9 min
Earlier today, Bill and I recorded episode 312 of On Taking Pictures and while I wouldn’t say it was our best show—it was…