Recent Articles

Bill Plans His Demise

December 8, 20120 Comments

During his conversation with David Caton, Bill shares his thoughts on the importance of succession planning and achieving immortality. [jwplayer mediaid=”3959″]

Continue Reading »

Bill Zaner talks with David Caton

December 7, 20120 Comments

Here’s some raw video that we shot while on one of our annual pilgrimages to Big Bend. We only had one camera so we don’t cut to David talking so excuse that small oversight. David became a student of Bill’s over 40 years ago, and now he’s an accomplished artist selling his paintings exclusively from […]

Continue Reading »

Does Art imitate Life, or the other way aound?

September 11, 20120 Comments

Does Art imitate Life, or the other way aound? … who cares? Here’s what I DO care about though: (1)  Doing paints of things I love, and doing them everytime the very best I know how. (2)  Doing these paintings until I drop over dead. (3)  Hoping people who see them feel at least a […]

Continue Reading »

Ruminations – Some Thoughts on Art

September 11, 20120 Comments

Fairly new thought:  I’m not an artist.  I’m really a PAINTER. I’ve had some difficulty in the last few years thinking of myself as an “artist”.  Artists do things somewhat differently than painters.  Here’s what I mean: (perhaps the definition of “artist” should be clarified, if such can be done – ). If I’m right […]

Continue Reading »

BIRTHDAYS: or The Interiority of Old Farthood

September 11, 20120 Comments

One is told, as a would-be writer, that to be successful at it, one must hold forth on subjects that are familiar to one, that is to say, writing about things one knows nothing about, has not experienced first hand, will lead to naught but disappointment for both author and reader.  In fact, writing a […]

Continue Reading »

Art – Sure Beats Working

May 8, 20120 Comments

“Art does not take kindly to facts, is helpless to grapple with theories and is killed outright by a sermon.” Agnes Repplier, 1891. It’s always struck me as paradoxical to refer to what artists do as “work.”  In the normal sense of the word, that is.  Coal miners work, farmers work.  Guys who put roofs on […]

Continue Reading »

Third Theory Explained

May 4, 20120 Comments

Unlike school boards that opt to teach their students one theory or the other – creation or evolution – we here at “Different Stuff Academy” believe in giving our children a complete education. We will reveal all sides of every question. Our kids will be fully prepared to cheat on college entrance exams and will […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top

Powered by WishList Member - Membership Software