Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mirrors and “At the Beach” ~ 1973

             Humans are among the few animals who can recognize themselves in mirrors, along with a few other apes (chimps, orangutans, bonobos), and perhaps dolphins and elephants. The ‘mirror stage’ when children first recognize themselves is widely understood as … Continue reading

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“We’re Famous” (well, in San Diego at least!)

          If you’re in San Diego make sure to get out this week and grab yourself a copy of the Reader. Desert Wind Graphics is featured in the most recent issue’s Blog Diego column on page 8. Here is a … Continue reading

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“Fantomas” & “Return of the Flame”

          Every creative person has significant people in their lives that influence them. Some of my art mentors include Walt Disney, Walt Kelly, George Herriman, & Ernie Bushmiller. And that’s just the beginning of the cartoonist list! When it comes to … Continue reading

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Creativity & Dream Symbols: “Hands”

          Think of all the things we accomplish with our hands. We can create great works of art such as Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling. Or we can sculpt amazing pieces such as Rodin’s ‘Thinking Man.’ Or we may write a … Continue reading

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“Drop 3″ ~ All American Canal

          One of our favorite cat fishing spots in the desert is located at the Drop 3 Hydroelectric Plant found on the All American Canal that runs along the international border between Mexico and the U.S.  Located southeast of El Centro, California, the … Continue reading

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