DWeiss Creative

DWeiss Creative

The Creativity of Dave and Dawn Weiss

Archive for May 2016

Storytelling/Filmmaking: House Love from Lowes

I know they’re glorified commercials but every once in a while a company will make a viral video that is so touching that it transcends commerce and enters the realm of film making. Lowes has just done it. This piece, set to “We’ve Only Just Begun” is easily one of the most touching things I’ve… (read more)

My Pop Art

I love pop-art. For me it’s always felt like art for the masses and accessible to many people. As such it’s one of my favorite media in which to create. I usually start off with a hand drawn piece, though sometimes I work completely digitally. Where a lot of the work that I do is… (read more)

The World Needs a Hero…

I’ve heard that the latest story arc created by the “geniuses” at Marvel Comics says that Captain America is and always has been an agent of Hydra. You remember Hydra, founded by the Red Skull in WWII, in other words, Nazis. Yes folks, Captain America is and always has been a Nazi. I’m all about… (read more)

Quick Question for a Possible Book: I Could Use Your Feedback

I know, I know. Aren’t you already writing a book? Yes I am. It’s called You’re Not Creative and Other Lies You Probably Believe About Creativity but I just got this other idea and so I thought I would start a little informal Research. About a year ago I started on a project called Create… (read more)

Imagination Challenge

A few days ago I posted a challenge on my other blog (AMOKArts.com) on the subject of imagination. The general idea is I have been tasked with presenting at a church planting conference on the topic of imagination and I was curious how the readers of my blogs would express it. Well yesterday I worked… (read more)

Comparison is Deadly

One of the things I am becoming more and more aware of is how deadly comparing your work with someone else’s can be. Now I suppose if you have a really healthy self esteem you can look at someone else’s work and get ideas or maybe even improve yourself without feeling like you’ll never be… (read more)

Creative Challenge: Imagination

Hi everyone, I have the opportunity to speak at a church conference in a little over two weeks on the topic of imagination. I can’t wait. (If you’re interested in reading more about what I’m doing, you can see that here.) Imagination is the conception of every creative product and project. It all starts in… (read more)