There are fans and there are artists. Fans tend to offer support and, most of all, inspiration. The artist creates. Hopefully, someone’s watching or listening or understanding what they’re trying to say with their work. Their work is their life and vice versa.
Art or being creative is not a 9 to 5 job. It’s 24/7. It’s not an exacting science. It’s born out of thinking outside the box because there IS no box. It’s something that cannot be learned. It comes from within.
Where and when do ideas come from? It really doesn’t matter.
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By Hans Ebert
I won’t ever stop creating. Creating, especially, music, but more and more being drawn to what some might label “indie films”. These days, it seems there’s a need for everything to have labels. It seems to give something relevance. It’s like today’s mot de jour: Ping- as in, “Let me PING you something.” Ping? Really? Hipster talk? Not another plate of warmed over waffles and clichés?
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By Hans Ebert
At the end of it all, we come here alone, we leave here alone and we do our best to fill in the middle bits with things that have something of us in it. Guess this is what’s called a legacy.
I ended up in the creative field possibly because my mother was a painter, my father was a singer and pianist and I was left handed. Where I was born- Colombo in Sri Lanka- being left handed meant that one had inherited the devil’s hand.
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A contemporary fairy tale based on the songs of Hans Ebert and Trevor Carter.
He woke up one day and it was like someone had switched the lights off in his head. He knew he was here, but it was hard getting there and beyond. For some reason, all motivation was gone. Inspiration had decided to pack its bags and leave. And with no inspiration, he knew there’s nothing except as Dylan sang, being stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues again.
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