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About sidestreetsam

Sam Hallmark ~ Graphic Designer ● Conceptual Design ● Animation ● Multi-Media ● Music ● Desert Wind Graphics was established in 1994 as an affordable graphic design solution for a wide range of clients. From conceptual media, storyboards, print collaterals, logo design, multi-media presentations, animation, engineering, technical, marketing , advertising and corporate image packages, Desert Wind Graphics will fulfill your design needs for projects both big and small. With over twenty-five years of design experience I can provide you with access to a unique skill set that will deliver your project on time, within budget and on target! Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding your graphic design needs.

New Painting ~ “Luminous Being in Landscape”

“Luminous Being in Landscape”  ©2015 Sam Hallmark – 18″ x 24″ – Acrylic Here is a new canvas with a luminous being in the foreground. They often appear to me as I fall asleep. Much like Morpheus in old Greek myths luminous … Continue reading

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“Mind on Fire – The World’s Aflame”

“Mind on Fire – The World’s Aflame”  ©1973 Jerald Ault   “Minds Afire – World’s Aflame!”  ©2006 Sam Hallmark ~ samwell

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“The Indians of Anza Borrego and Their Rock Art”

  The earliest inhabitants of the Anza Borrego Desert left hardly a trace of their passing. Flourishing sometime between 5000 to 8000 years ago, these early peoples were completely nomadic. They pursued large game, caught fish and waterfowl. Our understanding … Continue reading

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“Lucid Dreaming”

Q. So, how do I go about ‘Lucid Dreaming’? It’s important to set the scene up properly. While going into a lucid dreaming state you’ll listen to something playing lightly in the background. I believe, it’s my personal theory, that by choosing … Continue reading

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“The Art of Seeing” and “The Warrior’s Way”

~ Luminous Being ~ ©2015  Sam Hallmark From our previous post we learned a little about Carlos Castaneda and his background. While a controversial figure in his own right, it is clear there is a golden thread of truth woven throughout Castaneda’s work. Something … Continue reading

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“Carlos Castaneda ~ A Mystic Mystery”

  ~ Desert Cave ~ ©2015  Sam Hallmark ~ according to wikipedia… Carlos Castaneda (December 25 1925  – April 27 1998) was an American author with a Ph.D. in anthropology. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan in 1968, Castaneda wrote a series of books that describe his training … Continue reading

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“StarMan”

~ A little something celestial for your Monday morning…  ~ StarMan ~ ©2015  Sam Hallmark ~ samwell

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“Arabian Eyes”

My youngest daughter, Stephanie Hallmark, is a hard working young woman. Like a lot of folks nowadays, she works two different jobs and does them both very well. She is an esthetician at the European Wax Center located in 4S Ranch and … Continue reading

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Jasper says…

Jasper says… ~ sidestreetsam

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Introducing “Cancer Tale”

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