Feeling hopeless? Look for the light in the darkness.

Feeling hopeless? Look for the light in the darkness.

I spent my early childhood in Vietnam, and one of the things I remember quite vividly is the frequent blackouts. Imagine a huge chunk of the metropolis going dark, succumbing to the night. The darkness seemed to have power over us. It literally stopped everything in...
Was Daytime TV Painter Bob Ross a Spiritual Guide?

Was Daytime TV Painter Bob Ross a Spiritual Guide?

As children of the early 90s, my little brother and I had few options when it comes to daytime entertainment. Compared to the plethora of outlets like Netflix or Youtube today, all we had was the TV, and we often found ourselves glued to it, consuming anything that...
How is painting like a prayer?

How is painting like a prayer?

I never had much of a knack for photography. I don’t have any talent for original art design. I can’t conjure up magical scenes in my head and bring them to life. Neither the composition nor the color scheme you see displayed below come from my imagination....