THE STORY MAKER’S BLOG

THE WORDS OF MICHAEL O’DONNELL

Integrated
Integrated

Abstraction gives us a new way of seeing. It uses the elements of art to communicate in ways that representational art cannot, making certain ideas more attainable. Many people look at abstract art and say, "I don't get it," while others are drawn to it's deeper...

Desire
Desire

"The people say that the two seemed to be removed from human experience; that they had gone through pain and had come out on the other side."--John Steinbeck The Pearl Desire is an important element of human life. In the Church, and in many religious traditions,...

Learning to See
Learning to See

Artists paint still lifes as a way of learning how to see. It is an exercise in paying attention, something that we have lost in our bit-by-bit culture. Our attention has been disjointed by the access to media, which leaves us unable to recognize, at times, just what...

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