Why My Heroes are Important to Me

Why My Heroes are Important to Me

The concept of a “hero” comes from the ancient Greeks.   It was thought that when a mortal person did something far beyond what a average human could do, that the memory of their act would become an immortal impression on history after their death.   It was thought...
Exercising Imagination

Exercising Imagination

The subject of the creative mind and the origin of creative spirit is a recurring theme in philosophy and psychology. The Origin of Created Things Where does our imagination give existence to new thoughts, ideas, and art?  The conscious and subconscious mind processes...
Art is Life

Art is Life

This post is written in a style to avoid an overly ponderous post due to my mother’s recent death. I believe what I write – and even though I might be in a deep valley, I’m walking out by writing and creating art. Thanks! There are three artistic...
A Splash of Paint

A Splash of Paint

In the introduction video on my YouTube channel (jeffwspencer), I stated that my primary goal is to share adventures and life with family far removed by distance.  My tertiary purpose is to share the journey of learning to be a better artist as I learn how to smoosh...
Talent: You Have It!  Share It!

Talent: You Have It! Share It!

If you live the solitary life of a mountain man you will likely spend most of your time in the wilderness.   You’ll be surrounded by moose, elk, deer, bear and other animals found in places where few venture or witness.   You’ll  likely live by candlelight, or the...

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