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"I paint Niagara for the same reason Monet painted his haystacks over and over ...the ever changing light".

Creativity art workshops & retreats

Creativity art workshops & retreats
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Adventure of a Marginally Successful Musician - book review

American Contemporary plein air painter.

I met Bill in 2015 during this tour stop with Neil Diamond in upstate NY. I listened to some of his songs on the internet. The guy is multi talented. Just finished reading his book slice by slice. I've been an artist all my life, and always thought, an artist , is an artist, is an artist. I mean, we all 'kind of ' have the same creative and managerial problems, right ? Musicians are 'out there' all the time and as his books describes, they're team players, something I've never dealt with on a daily basis in my career.
I found inspirational gems in his book like,  ' connecting with your subject in songwriting, relating to your subject, then transferring that emotion, having the song speak to someone else.  I used some of his quotes in my workshop last week - they related so well to painting. We're all out there trying to find our own creative language to communicate better - Bill Cinque has found his...He comes across as entertainingly funny, and a humble guy, check him out. www.billcinque.com