Nikola Tesla: An Interview

Nikola Tesla: An Interview
An interview that scientist Nikola Tesla gave in 1899 for the magazine "Immortality" in his laboratory in Colorado Springs. You have to take the time to think about his method of communication and he did his best to convey concepts, it being Serbian to English in the slightest, language tendencies. There are strong, universal messages contained in his thoughts. Timeless. It wouldn't matter if an individual was born 100, 1000, or even tens of thousands of years ago, the resulting conclusion in some of these subjects would manifest because they are natural law and simple truth. We spend more time trying to avoid or disprove these truths out of fear, arrogance and greed. Read on.      JOURNALIST: Mr. Tesla, you have gained the glory of the man who got involved in the cosmic processes. Who are you, Mr. Tesla?   TESLA: It is a right question, Mr. Smith, and...
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Under The Knife: Steampunk, Flora, And Doorstops

Under The Knife: Steampunk, Flora, And Doorstops
As much as I've enjoyed sculpture over the years, I find myself revisiting something that at one time, made me cringe.   Ok, I lied, it still does, but let me explain. Florals.   Florals.   Victorian Florals . You know, that stuff that's all over Victorian Era "Finery"?          It wasn't until I started doing wrought iron and collected various examples that I began to allow myself to like, well, floral work. It started with vines, ivy, which, are still manly, right?   Of course over the years I managed to avoid doing them in leatherwork. I managed for (Demon Spawn Sellout Name from Hell incoming ) Tandy and The Leather Factory as a career, taught leatherwork and was quite good at it, according to critics.   Then in recent years, the steampunk thing. Slowly, the little sachet scented creepers started working themselves into things I...
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A Few Words On Inspiration

A Few Words On Inspiration
At various stages I start pulling things together for a "feel". Out there, there are many wonderful artists who have inspired us.   Inspiration is what drives us all when we make, or do something. Too much time has passed in our evolution to really, no really lay claim to something. It's been thought of, done, or even set aside for possible re-visitation by someone, somewhere before.       Everything IS our "take" on what we see, feel, and hear. The embodiment of art can take on many forms, but in general:       Art; (ärt) Noun: art; plural noun: arts; plural noun: the arts.   1. The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. "the art of the Renaissance" Synonyms: fine art, artwork...
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