2029 - 2020
The Allure Of Truth
On the endurance of truth.
Painting The Palace: A Card Game
Rules of an easy to learn card game related to Sevens or Crazy Eights.
The Social Dimension In Art
On art with social messages.
Fake Professional Art
On the professionalisation of art.
2019 - 2010
Creating, Promoting, Archiving
The three jobs of an artist.
Contrast, Drama and Climax
The universal models in works of art.
On the concept of painting sonatas and symphonies.
About my paintings and the surrealism label.
Playing By Empathy: Incorporation Of Musical Instruments Into The Body Schema
How to learn to play an instrument in seconds.
Structures For 3D Audio
An examination of data structures for 3D audio.
Art In 2018 (external link)
A broad examination of the state of visual art in 2018.
The Energy Of Despair
Sharp emotion, the ignition of art.
The Specialist, The Anti-Artist
Artists often evolve to become specalists, but this limits creativity.
Why creative ideas are unpopular, and popular ideas uncreative.
The New Renaissance
Rejoice, for the New Renaissance is upon us.
Art And Faith
The best art requires bravery.
Art As Emotional Communication
On the definition of art.
Structural Forms In Visual Art
Some rules of form, and why these are needed.
Art As Communcation
Exploring communication as the roots of art.
12 Stages of Artistic Development
A step by step guide to becoming a good artist.
Classifications Of Art
Different types of art.
The Philosopy of Art
The function of art.
The Role Of The Artist
Society as psychological extension.
Creation As Texture
A theory of creation.
The Essence Of Art
Definition of art as fulfiller of social need.
The Ideal In The Derivative
Why derivative artworks are not inferior to original artworks.
2009 - 2000
The Chromosurrealist Manifesto
The symbolic representation of colour.
Textual Melodic Notation
A way of notating music using plain text.
Honesty, Art and Isolation
Telling the truth will make you unpopular, but a good artist.
Art And Masochism
Masochism is an essential precept for success.
A neurosigil is an image designed to program the mind.
The Neutrality Room And The Everything Room
Two rooms designed to supress and to stimulate.
The Laughter Of Truth
Why surrealists do not tell jokes, but convey truths.
A paragraph of inspiration.
Expressionist and Impressionist Surrealism
How surrealist art can be an expression of the artist, or a message for the viewer.
A Funny Thing Happened
What do you feel when a surreal idea feels just right?
William Tell Painting
A fun game for painters of all sorts.
The Repulsion Problem
Some thoughts about the use of a raw onion during oil painting.
The Logician versus The Emotive
Classifications of painter.
How To Think Like A Surrealist
A look at some of the ideas behind surrealism, and some methods of creating and thinking surrealistically.