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The Making of the “Brain Bucket”

0 - Published December 5, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

This new piece is a throwback for us “old-schoolers”.  Looking back, I can’t believe I endured wearing such a heavy piece of equipment on my head.  But its was the standard back then, and so common – the norm!  Mine, like 99.7% of lacrosse players back then, was the LHN 33 by the now nonexistent, Bacharach […]

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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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#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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The making of “The Enforcer”.

0 - Published November 22, 2011 by in Art, Childhood, Development, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

“Forget the refs… it’s jungle rules out there!” -Ron Wolfley (former NFL player) Lawrence Taylor. Tie Domi. Paul O’Neill. Xavier McDaniels (and pretty much most of the New York Knicks in the early-90’s). Every team has its version of an “enforcer” somewhere in the line-up.  I believe in displaying sportsmanship during competition.  I also believe […]