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Flashback Friday & Friday Food 4 Thought: Being Serious

0 - Published September 19, 2014 by in Art, Business, Childhood, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Networking, Old School

“If you take it seriously, they will take you seriously.”  -Tom LaPadula  In grade school, I made sure requirements were met on time.  But that didn’t mean I enjoyed every subject I had.  I was a doodler in class.  Occasionally, or A LOT of times, I would discreetly draw in my notebooks when a class […]

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The Making of “Patient. Persistent. Proficient.”

0 - Published August 22, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

“If you can’t draw hands and feet at this stage, you’re basically F_cked!”   Those were exactly the first words from my professor who taught ‘New Directions in Illustration’ class the first day of the spring semester, of my junior year at The Pratt Institute in 1999.  I had my fair share of sport coaches who threw F-bombs […]

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“Full-Tilt” before “Crank”

0 - Published August 7, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse

Yesterday’s post made me think a lot on the classic, “Crank” piece, above.  It is the most identifiable piece in my business and portfolio, and one I don’t think I will ever top (at least for now).  But thinking back, there was actually a big seller before “Crank” and that piece is called “Full-Tilt”. This had […]

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“Crank” OWNER–Chris Feehely

0 - Published August 6, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Networking

(Writer’s note: 5 years ago this week “Crank” was created.  This article is about 2.5 years overdue – that’s right!  I’ve been meaning to do this for such a long time.  This article is for Chris’ mother who recently passed away.  As a business owner, you just want everything to go right, that’s why you […]

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#StudioJam

0 - Published July 24, 2014 by in Art, Development, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

So we’re beginning to post our Studio Jam’s with a little write-up behind each vid.  Back in art school, I always had the radio on/CD playing… whatever – there was always music being played.  I still do it and thus have spurred my ideas behind my “Studio Jam” vid posts.  A quick work in progress, accompanied […]

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Defense wins games!

0 - Published July 22, 2014 by in Art, Development, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse

You know that saying? “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins games!” Well, we have included 4 new defensive pieces to the portfolio.  Mainly for those who “throw the lumber around” with a 6 ft pole : LSM, Close-D, etc., etc.  Check them out, below, and make your purchase, here.  Protect and defend… happy hunting! LIKE […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Obsession

0 - Published July 11, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse

You see that “work in progress” or “studio pic” in the featured image, above (and below)?  Yeah, that’s me doing work while on a family vacation that had me “away the business” for almost 2-weeks.  While doing this, I constantly thought to myself that this is obsessive – work while on vacation.  But as a business owner, […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Mike Richter

0 - Published May 23, 2014 by in Art, Development, Hard Work, Inspiration

20 years ago, I got inspired and decided to model my lacrosse goaltending-form after witnessing “The SAVE” by former NY Rangers great, Mike Richter. It was 1994 and the NY Rangers were competing for their first Stanley Cup in 54 years!  NYC was also getting its act cleaned up – it was  very exciting time […]

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30% OFF. Exclusively Online for LAXCON.

0 - Published January 10, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Inspiration, Lacrosse

Some call it a “reunion”.  Some think of it as the “un-official start” of lacrosse season.  Manifestly, it’s a Convention.  (Btw, yes, that image used, above, is something new coming soon!  One of the many exciting things for 2014)Unfortunately, The Art of Lax™ will NOT be attending the 2014 U.S. Lacrosse Convention. 2013 finished very strong with the new […]

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A Salute.

0 - Published November 12, 2013 by in Art, Development, Hard Work, Inspiration

LACROSSE & ART… So it seems. Ever since launching The Art of Lax™, I’ve been known to be a LACROSSE and SPORTS artist/designer.  The lacrosse idea started out as ONE of my TWO themes for my “Senior Project”, or Senior Thesis, as its called in a traditional college environment.  Yesterday, being Veteran’s Day, I was […]