Re: where is everyone?
On Apr 30, 2012, at 8:51 PM, bill wrote:
Know exactly what you feel. One sure way of getting your charge is good old camp brotherhood this summer or
some other carving pow wow. For those that don't know, camp B is a summer open carving symposium that
usually gets everyone's (pacific northwest US) spirit recharged for another year.
But the other thing you mentioned is a culprit. I find when i start doing language oriented things, my
artistic mojo takes a nose dive. So you probably got to do like steve and angela say, just dive in and let your
neural structures rewire themselves.
On Apr 30, 2012, at 8:07 PM, weissinger wrote:
> I basically stopped sculpting two years ago when my neighbors engaged an attorney to express their
concerns about noise. In the interim I've (i) built (well, had built) a sculpture studio which should
resolve the noise issue, and which is nearly done, and (ii) written a novel (Bad Bob, about a man whose life
is ruined by a banker and who decides to seek revenge, but who ultimately must decide whether vengeance, or
love, is more important; watch for it in bookstores near you – if I can find a publisher). So here is the
problem: for two years I’ve been satisfying my creative needs with words, not stone. Now my studio is out
there, waiting for me. It calls to me even now. (“Bill,” it says softly to me. “Biiiillllll.”)
It’s hungry. It needs to be fed stone dust. But I wonder whether I’ve lost th
> e key to the magic kingdom. I need to get my mojo working.
> Or I might have put the problem more simply: having ceasing sculpting two years ago, I’m having trouble
re-starting. And my wife and I have a joint show at our local performing arts theater in three months.
Suggestions for rediscovering my mojo are welcome.