The Eyes Have It

Some people go drink when they can’t get words out of their head and onto the page (or screen). Me? Well, when I took a spin around my writer’s block today, I kept on going right past the corner bar and instead made a sharp left down an alley of artistic expression where an idea dawned on me that involved some old shades, a couple spoons, and two ball bearings I’ve had since my high school days (I believe I “borrowed” ’em from physics class after seeing Humphrey Bogart in The Caine Mutiny). Here are the results (click to biggify):

Strange Eyes 1

Strange Eyes 3

Kinda creepy? Maybe. But I find great solace and inspiration in how, in the midst of some aggravation, I can find some creative outlet to divert my attention and get me back on track.

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Will

Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."