islamic-calligraphy

Sami Gharbi Talks about Islamic Calligraphy from Tunisia

by Michell Spoden Calligraphy is an interesting art dating back to thousands of years in human history. Giving artistic expression to writing for a unique visual effect is closely tied to the artist’s cultural and aesthetic experience. My guest today for an interview about this art is a Tunisian calligrapher and music artist whose work reflects an…

Macro by Art & Water

Underwater Photography – An Unusual Career in the Sea

by Michell Spoden Photography is fun and many seek a career in it. But photography under the surface of water is more of an adventure and even a challenge. I talked to a team of adventurers who are into underwater photography. Michell: Please introduce yourselves to my readers. David & Melanie: We are Melanie, 32,…

polish pottery

The Beauty of Polish Pottery

by Michell Spoden Polish people have always been known to be respectful to artists from everywhere. As learners of the arts, they have throughout centuries followed the artistic and cultural trends of other countries. At many times this advancement of the arts had much more value than that of politics or money. Although Poland is…

sufi-music

Sufi Music: The Voice of the Soul

by Michell Spoden “Music is my soul and I cannot think of anything beyond,” says Kashmiri Sufi Sensation Mudasir Ali. “I love singing as it transports me to a different world together.” It was a pleasure to chat with this young Indian, Sufi singer and composer. Michell: Mudasir, when did you realize that you were…

Deanna Sherman

The Kingsbury Run – Cleveland Murders Not Forgotten

by Michell Spoden According to the department of justice, the United States has just a little over two hundred thousand unsolved murders. As far as missing persons, the current number is almost ninety thousand. Mysterious unidentified killers are in the midst of everyday people and yet they seem to be hard to identify. In the…

Bekah Moss

True Colours – The Art of Bekah Moss

by Michell Spoden My guest today is 26-year-old Bekah Moss from Canton, OH. She is a professional artist and musician, running her own freelance company. She is currently a Music Tech major at Kent State Stark, with a focus in voice, and author of the book True Colours. Michell: Please share with our viewers why…

Pedro Santos

Working with Wood – A Never-Dying Art

by Michell Spoden The historical practice of wood carving has been used on trees, doors, walking canes, smoking pipes, nativity sets and even Egyptian tomb ruminants. Rome, China, Syria, Greece, Portugal, Sweden, Native America and many more nations have practiced this historical art form. In every culture there is a touch of wood art somewhere.…

crupt

Street Art with Crupt

by Michell Spoden Historically, drawing on buildings has been around since ancient Egypt and Rome. Graffiti art is no new subject and is so recognized today that museums are displaying it. We have much to learn about the value of art and its expressions. Expression is what we see in the images that are displayed.…