I have written a handful of songs so far living in Seattle, one is called “Areal View” and here is a painting that I did in the spirit of that tune. It’s about getting some distance on any troubling feeling and steering one’s mind more toward the ZONE.
My band is Pixie Dust (aka Touched with Fire), but Pixie Dust is shining through more than ever as of late.
More works coming soon! I have a new amazing workspace that it took a while to build up just right– So grateful for that!
Pixie Dust played the open mic this week at Blue Moon hosted by the lovely and talented Nomi, it was a blast!
Another Pixie Dust sighting at the Sunday Ballard Farmers Market. Good scene, we played by the flower booth.
And Anna Thoreau has a fall art show coming up this Thursday with two other amazing local Seattle artists, Kayla Cabe and Eva Lu. “Burning Down the House” at the Box House is gonna be a groovy, Eva and Anna will be livepainting, and there will be live music, poetry & fiction readings and areal acrobatics. This Thursday in Pioneer Square, Seattle, across from Occidental Park.
Basphite has a page so like it, if you wana. Our playlist includes Upside Down, by Paloma Faith and Candiru by Basphite and Set Phasers by Actionesse– a prolific Seattle Brasspunk Band, where Joel also plays wind Canon.
Creativity loves friends. My creativity is often heightened when I am with other creatives who I enjoy and vice-versa. And our talks and walks.
Creativity is simultaneously a relaxed & stimulated state, it’s energizing, it’s very in the moment. It gets stronger with practice & love. And it can either strike, often when out and about in Nature or just out or in or on the road, but it also can be summoned when desired for a work.
New Band: Pixie Dust playing the Street & Open Mic Circuit to Start
Creativity loves freshness & inspiration and meeting new people, spontaneous talks, design challenges. It likes the water, the shore, swimming, or out floating on the water.
My creativity likes it when I am up in trees looking out at the view, or upside down purposely like in a handstand– not from emotional overwhelm, although that can work. It likes heights, and new fresh concept & ideas, and beautiful works. Creativity needs expression, and it needs to grow.
Creativity also can be a double edged sword, and can turn on one and manifest in dark false imaginings, and I don’t have an answer about that, but just to be aware that there is a facet that can be destructive and awareness and solid belief in oneself is a counter that can be played & it might just be as simple as that awareness to stay on the good foot.
Creativity is good for the world, and everyone’s creativity is as unique as they are, and when it comes together it’s hell yeah!
Aesdiopod Designs is starting a new YouTube Channel about: This Freelance Creative’s journey to thrive in Cascadia, and about: A New Band “Pixie Dust” and their band adventure within a backdrop of Street Music, Activism/ Resistance and the Planet Health Movement.