Don’s Musings

Words of Encouragement

Sept. 21, 2020

Artists have a hard go at things, even in the best of times. For those fellow artists out there, I just want to take a moment and offer encouragement. We will see ourselves through this pandemic. There is light at the end of the tunnel. Many, myself included, rely on conventions and environments where we interact with a steady flow of patrons for a significant portion of our livelihood. Though the times have brought a standstill to this interaction with others, we must keep in mind that it’s only temporary. The conventions will return. The art booths will come back. In the meantime, while many are in isolation at home, we must keep producing art. Never stop listening to the muses. Live art always.

Warmth & Kindness,

Don Gaddis

P.S. A little something that helped me on a recent project… thought I would share:

Ulysses 31

As I child of the 1980s, I would’ve loved Ulysses 31.  I’m not sure how this series (French with Japanese animation, based on Homer’s The Odyssey) escaped my attention back in the day, but the theme song alone is enough to garner my attention: