Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Following Your Passion

So I have this friend. He's talented. Very talented. His ability to draw, to sketch, to paint, just blows me away.

Yet like most of us, he has a busy home life. Kids. Responsibilties. The day job.

But he's still pursuing his passion. To that end, he recently began a new blog focused not only on his art, but on the creative process itself.

If you get a chance, stop by RandyMadeIt. Check out his incredible pictures of Louis Armstrong that he painted on wood - yes, wood! Take a look at the sock monkey pictures on the Illustrations page. And read about this wonderfully creative, talented guy in one of the best "About Me" pages I've ever run across.

I always get a little giddy when I see fellow artists following their passions, and have to spread the word.

Are you following your passions?

8 comments:

  1. I love to see it when people do what they love.

    He is SO talented!

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  2. Yes, I'm so following my writing passion and am immersed in a new project that I'm really enjoying. And I always enjoy listening to others living their passion, we have much to learn from them. I'm featuring a musician today on my blog, because it's so important to hear others' insights ...

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  3. Good luck to him, he's very talented and deserves to do well.

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  4. Melissa, If I had any chocolate in the house, I would be following it closely;)

    Seriously, Randy's Louis Armstrong painting blew me away. He is an incredibly gifted painter!

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  5. He really has an amazing talent I hope he does really well. At the moment I am very fortunate in being able to follow my passions, yes. Most of them!

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  6. I love hearing other artists' or writers' take on their creative processes. And now you have me curious about his About page. Will go check him out!

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  7. Thanks for the comments, everyone!

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