ART Usefulness :: Tips, Tricks & Essays 2011 – 2015

is a collection of essays, insights, discoveries, micro-tests and how to’s put into short blog post formats. This writing process was a consistent series that began on my first non self hosted wordpress.com blog. Many of these essays have evolved into teaching content and classroom exercises. This blog post is consolidated map to the best of 2011-2015.

There are a lot of new changes and updates on the horizon, writing, sharing and teaching is a big part of it, please stay tuned.

Essays By Year: 2015 – http://www.ryanseslow.com/dz8Ir

Essays By Year: 2014 – http://www.ryanseslow.com/GtFML

Essays By Year: 2013 – http://www.ryanseslow.com/l1804

Essays By Year: 2012 – http://www.ryanseslow.com/S3kEZ

Essays By Year: 2011 – http://www.ryanseslow.com/NVQzm

 Read the Essays by Individual Post in chronological order – 

5/13/15 – ” Personalizing the Immediacy of Reality Augmenting”  – http://www.ryanseslow.com/bmqV1

3/8/15 – “Variety through Logos” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/IDCPa

3/1/15 – “CRIME, A New Tutorial Series from Collage to GIF” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/wHKeJ

2/20/15 “Connecting the Viewer & the Artist at Concrete to Data” –  http://www.ryanseslow.com/V8GQp

2/10/15 “Encrypted Fills & New Media Works at Concrete to Data” http://www.ryanseslow.com/BmZ07

11/10/14 “How to Write Your MFA Thesis in Fine Art (And Beyond)” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/YMgUl

10/7/14 “Self-Defining what you can still do with an MFA in Fine Art” –  http://www.ryanseslow.com/pgHVg

9/29/14 “Inspired by the New” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/J4pFJ

 9/15/14  “Drawing, The Nativity Revisited” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/SQ4Mw

9/14/14 “The Discovery of the Potential of Digital Art” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/GxonM 

9/10/14 “The Re-defining Photography Project” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/CjWl6

9/8/14 “Do You Really Really Really Want to be a Famous Artist?” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/bhXA9

9/2/14 “150 Income Generating Ideas That Artists Can Use” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/P2Fqt

8/3/14 “The Continued Transcendence of a Graffiti Tag” – http://www.ryanseslow.com/3lhJ6

7/17/14 “Metaphors in Public Space” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1Oq

5/5/14 “Draw, Paint, Print, Photograph & Animate” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1GV

3/28/14 “Unlimited Solutions through Metaphoric Awareness” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1Gm

3/17/14 “Overcoming Self Adversity, What’s Stopping You?” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1Cc

2/28/14 “Cultivating Your Inner art Collector” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1DK

2/5/14 “Generating GIFs for the Tate Britain”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1Ac

1/6/14 “The GIF Collaboration Series with Jilly Ballistic” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1xu

1/2/14 “The Awareness of Happiness” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1pe

12/1/13 “Identifying a Trend” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1u2

11/30/13 “Reflecting on a Year of GIF Making” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1tr

11/26/13 “The Slide Hack Experiment” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1q4

11/24/13 “The GIF the Portrait Project” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1sf

10/25/13 The  Self-Business of Time”- http://wp.me/p2SFO-1qt

9/4/13 “From Still to Motion, Making the Pieces Move” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1n1

7/30/13 “Brining The History & Emergence of Street Art & Graffiti to Academia” –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-1jg

7/23/13 “Riffing the Giphy Logo” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1iy

7/1/13 “NEWYAWK, The Brand Process.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1dX

6/7/13 “The Red Gaze” A Micro-Film Making Challenge.” –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-1cE

5/28/13 “Old School Game Hacking as Inspiration” –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-1bd

5/19/13 “The Nature of Experimental Discovery”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-1aN

5/6/13 “More on Mobile Art Making.” –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-18Y

4/26/13 “The Extended Vision, A Micro-Film Video Art Series Begins” –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-18C

4/19/13 “The Anonymous collaboration”  –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-18e

4/11/13 “Micro-Films: Posting #Vine Pieces to WordPress”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-17I

3/23/13 “Experimenting with Vine” Read the whole essay here http://wp.me/p2SFO-16S

3/15/13 “Early Morning Immediacy, Art Making on the Run” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-16m

2/26/13 “Seduced by the Degeneration of 8 Bits & Movement” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-13Y

2/12/13 “Exercise: Creating New Content for Art Making.”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-13a

1/20/13 “Taking Conscious Non Judgemental Risks.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-11B

1/15/13 An Evolving HOW TO Story of Drawing Manual to Digital & More.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-10D

1/07/13 “Are all Human Beings Artists?”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-up

12/22/12 “Transcending Ideas, Ideas, & Ideas.”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-Um

11/8/12 “The Self Promotion of Your Inner World.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-CQ

10/17/12 “Spirituality, Creativity, Imagination, and your Expressive Potential.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-T1

10/12/12 “The Transcendence of Graffiti, Works Evolving.” –  http://wp.me/p2SFO-RG

9/22/12 “10 Ideas that can generate additional income for Artists.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-OK

9/16/12 “How to Expand More Awareness on a Sensory Level.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-QW

8/23/12 “Self-Defining what you can do with an MFA in Fine Art.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-N5

7/31/12 “The Fledgling, a Photo, a Magazine cover, & Synchronicity.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-Ns

7/3/12 “Calculating the Value of Art with a Self-Experience.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-M5

5/26/12 “A Lost Drawing, Process & Technique part 1.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-Hx

5/20/12 “What to do when you’re ART is NOT selling or moving.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-GX

4/17/12 “A Shared Idea, Inspiration, Transcendence, Evolution, & Collaboration.”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-Ez

4/15/12 “On Color, Painting & Style Building.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-Ah

2/26/12 “A Self Portrait & a Moment of Satori.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-DB

1/11/12 “My Installation works Explained Part 1.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-yM

1/5/12 “Symbols+Icons+Avatars+Codes=Branding Ourselves.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-zj

12/29/11 “Something New to Dictate the Habitual.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-zh

12/25/11 “Thoughts on Content, Materiality, & Video Art.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-zq

12/24/11 “Something about Method and Procedure.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-yB

12/17/11 “Keeping a digital image idea archive is useful, here’s why.” – http://bit.ly/vTy2BZ

12/15/11 “A Relationship with Immediacy, the Unconscious, & Drawing.” –http://wp.me/p2SFO-fW

12/12/11 “What I learned from Melting Ice.” – http://bit.ly/sJiLkc

12/8/11 “How to transplant your Energy into others through Story-telling.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-uB

12/2/11 “Insights on Form.”  – http://wp.me/p2SFO-aY

11/28/11 “On Drawing and Seeing, More.” – http://wp.me/p2SFO-su

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