Some of the artists i loved so much over the years I am afraid they are dead, but their work lives in my memory just like it was yesterday and somehow I picture them alive and inside my head my world is happy with the thought
These artists will never be forgotten as they created something bigger than themselves. They inspirw generations and so they will continue to do forever.
They may left us for reasons no one will ever know, only themselves know the whys? I can only imagine to be succesfull is one thing but to maintain your position must be hard.
Artists as sensitive they are they put themselves through hell.
As you read the DJ lifestyle comes with a price they just don’t want us to see that we see them all smiling playing the music we are happy and everything is roses, only underneath some ugliness showing and some have not very good ending.
All those young Artistsare still around us they left behind a legacy for centuries to come. We miss them because physically thet are gone but their souls and spirits somehow are still with us after all that is what I call Artist they are eternal and live in everyone’s heart.
Flash forward to today… Mary now loves being an artist, is enjoying a successful career with many fans and buyers, and she states, “I know my paintings bring joy and it feels so good to be part of something joyful.” She reminds us, “It’s NEVER too late to follow your heart.”
Mainly DJ’s and Music Producers I salute them all for dfferent unique reasons. They inspire me and the way I look and think of life.
You may think a DJ is a simple fun work to do but think again it is tuff as sometimes you have to travel on different cities and you don’t know what to expect.
The lifestyle of a DJis a complicated one, you have to work weird hours on different places different people different atmosphere and somehow you have to adapt quickly and make the crowd no matter the number to dance to elevate their spirit if you do not then you fail as a DJ.
There is no space for such faillure to happen so you do fight all the time.
Why We DJ—Slaves to The Rhythm debuted at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event in association with Help Musicians UK and the Association for Electronic Music,
two entities seeking to bring a greater sense of awareness to the prevalence of mental health issues in the music industry.
Help Musicians UK’s recent study regarding mental health among musicians determined that musicians are three times more likely to suffer from depression as compared to the public.
“I think a lot of people see a guy DJing at a party and they think it’s cool, but they don’t really understand the mental and physical toll,” Seth Troxler states.” Harley Lunar echoes Troxler, remarking
“People think it’s a really glamorous lifestyle [DJing], but I think it’s only glamorous for a very small amount of people, and even then you can’t escape the rigorous schedule.”
Troxler goes on to highlight the fact that many DJs travel completely alone,
leading to feelings of loneliness and isolation that can be as extreme as the high produced by standing before a crowd of thousands during a set.
A probing inquiry into the reality behind the perceived glitz of the profession, Why We DJ is a project that sets out to make off stage moments more visible, making the assertion that despite its designation, a “dream job” doesn’t come without its own challenges.
As a teenager I loved the Rock bands and they were quite a few.of them all with their own image and style and the music those days it was organic the guys use to play instruments and not digital sounds.
You could feel the drums you could and did felt the guitar and voices some Angelic voices and if you compare the then musicians with todays it is like day nd night.
I was a big Punk Rock fan and the sex pistols had the lead God I loved them, energy power madness it was all there the music never been the same after the punk revolution.
Not only for the music but Art in general, Picasso became famous through the Anarchy punk miusic brought about Artists start behaving different some took it for granted and others ignored it
All that stopped at 90’s the Music scene change and became electronic we lost the organic sounds we miss the voices but like everything else comes to an end so did music.
Inspiration is a funny thing, isn’t it? Sometimes it seems to come running at you full speed, while at others, it’s nowhere to be found. Even when you do feel inspired to write, paint, sew, dance, or make music, sometimes getting started can feel overwhelming. We talked about some tricks to get past “stuck-ness” in this post.
Because I’ve made it my job to help you make more art, I spend a lot of time gathering inspiration. It’s a pretty sweet task, actually. Whether I’m listening to podcasts, reading, or looking at artists’ websites, there is so much to share with you about beauty, creativity, and soul-nourishing art making. There’s no shortage of inspiration in my life, and I’m thrilled that I get to share it with you.
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Gathering sources of inspiration is key to fueling an art practice, but you can’t just collect it. You have to do something with inspiration. You have to synthesize it, get it in your bones, and make it your own. You can check out more ideas on getting inspired here.
My challenge to you is to pull out your journal and make some sketches or notes about what captures your imagination or speaks to your soul from these artists, or any 10 artists you admire. These scribblings will fuel your future creations, just as these artists’ creations were likely fueled by similar notes, sketches, and fragments in their artist journals.
Roxanne Coble is a mixed media maven whose art journal spreads are painterly, pattern-filled, and soul-stirring. I feel pulled into a gorgeous inner landscape every time I see her art.
Koosje has been responsible for the resurgence of blind contour drawings in my journal recently. Check out her sketches of food, life, and whatever she can see. Maybe I’ll share this technique with you soon. Would you like that?
Orly’s art journal spreads are mysterious, fearless, and show what can happen if you let go of expectation and let the art lead you. She’s inspired me to use more dark colors lately.
Artists Who Will Inspire and Motivate You
One of the most valuable and perhaps best kept secrets to success for your art career is the camaraderie and mutual support you share and receive from other artists. In this article you will read about amazing artists who will inspire and motivate you with their courage and perspective on life and art. You will gain strength from reading how they each approach challenges in their lives and art careers and prove that it is “mind over matter” that separates success from failure. Their words will propel you to achieve your dreams and goals and reach your fullest potential.
Casey Shannon, caseyshannon.com, shines a beacon of hope for us with her triumphant spirit and passion to create art in spite of tremendous challenges. Looking at her extraordinary artwork one would never imagine that four days after her 36th birthday, she experienced a massive brain-stem stroke. She was in rehabilitation for eight years.
She recalls, “I needed to be able to breathe on my own, and develop simple living skills such as eating and dressing. However, I also worked toward other goals even though I was told my chances of success were not good. I wanted to regain my speech, learn to walk, teach again, and be able to paint.”
To add to her devastation, her husband left her and her daughter to care for themselves. They were evicted from their home and ended up on food stamps and welfare.
This remarkable artist, who has turned a tragedy into triumph, credits her art as being an integral part of her healing process. “As soon as I could sit up in a wheel chair, I began drawing with a vengeance. I just intuitively knew art would save my life. There is something about the creative process that is absolutely healing.”
Barbara Rachko, barbararachko.art, is an internationally exhibited American contemporary artist best known for her pastel-on-sandpaper paintings that are inspired by Mexican and Guatemalan cultural objects. She is also the author of “From Pilot to Painter.” On September 11, 2001, her husband Bryan was killed in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
“The next six months passed by in a blur. But I had made a decision and pledged that I would not let the 9/11 attackers claim me as one more victim. I began to pick up the pieces and worked to make every day count. The following summer I was ready to – I HAD to – get back to work in my studio. I knew exactly what I must do. More than ever before, learning and painting would become the avenues to my well-being.
Michelle Endersby michelleendersbyart.com had a near death experience that dramatically transformed her life and strengthened her career as an artist. “On awakening from a coma following emergency brain surgery to repair a ruptured blood vessel, I was presented with an inspirational vision. I found myself in a beautiful, light-filled rose garden and this vision hastened my recovery and illuminated my path forward. This incident has made me see the world through different eyes. I see beauty surrounding me and I want to share my vision with the world.”
For the St. Louis alderman, see Lewis E. Reed. Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and poet. He was the guitarist, singer and principal songwriter for the rock band the Velvet Underground and had a solo career that spanned five decades.
New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center A gathering open to the public – no speeches. no live performances, just Lou’s voice, guitar music & songs – playing the recordings selected by his family and friends. The Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace at Lincoln Center Thursday November 14th.
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“I knew starting over at a new job at this stage in my life was not what I wanted. I’d been holding a silent secret in my heart whenever I visited an art gallery or museum. There was a little voice telling me “you can do this”. I kept quieting this voice as it surely couldn’t be true… I couldn’t even draw a straight line. Once I stopped arguing with my inner voice and acknowledged its truth, I realized I was holding myself back out for fear of trying something new.”