How Art Helped Rescue Me from the Darkest Traps

When Alex Cook found himself in the midst of darkness, he found renewal from a surprising source.

Being Brave Is So Much More Than Forcing Your Way Through A Hard Situation

How do you keep going when you’re gripped by fear? Artist Alex Cook shows you how.

Dexter’s Midnight Juniper Service

Just when you think you’re in deep trouble, there’s a twist that will make you laugh.

The Tragedy of Unfinished Art

Everyone has a “might have been” story. Don’t let the greatest art of your life go unfinished.

Painting Your Life And Unlocking Happiness

Joe Doe shares the therapeutic way he painted his way out of a funk and freed his soul. — TASK #40 By the Numbers Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.   G.K. Chesterton One day I woke up and sat on the edge of the bed. I was in a bad place. […]

Sacred Archetypes of Modern Masculinity: The Craftsman

The Craftsman asks us to craft our lives with careful attention to detail and not merely float through them.

Men Drinking, Boys Tormenting, Dogs Barking

Elvis Alves reflects on darker aspects of human nature in this ekphrastic (based on a piece of visual art) poem.

DIY: Painting – Cutting In Walls

Cutting in ceilings and walls with no tape can save a lot of time and money!

The Antique Cast

Dean Kostos brings together Abstract Expressionism and the beauty of the male form.

10 Tips for Painting Your Front Door

Painting your front door doesn’t sound that difficult, does it?

“I Need My Space”: Why Environment Matters When Creating

The environment I am a part of is draining me. I find that the amount of productivity I experience in a shared, community creation space is much more powerful than any times I try to work from home.

Male Beauty In Art

A charming blog explores the diverse expression of how cute men are.

Art, Sex & Erotica: The Art Of Myah Sundvall

Artist Myah Sundvall explores the boundary of Art, Erotic Art, and Pornography and Alex Yarde invites readers along.

Going Public: Xe Sands Reads Some Musings From Edgar Degas

The great painter gets the Xe Sands treatment in this week’s installment of “Going Public.”

Art Will Save the World, But it Might be the End of Me

A lover of the arts worries about the notion of his own children as starving artists.

The Most Amazing Digital Painting You’ll Ever See (VIDEO)

Artist Kyle Lambert proves he has more talent in one finger than the rest of us could ever hope for.