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Saturday, January 4, 2014

#Writing: Agnostic

I thought I knew the meaning of the word agnostic until I read this in an article about the Common Core State Standards: Some teachers were angered, not by his pedagogical vision per se but by the ...

#Writing: Agnostic

#Photoshop: How to oil paint in Photoshop, part 1

Open your chosen image for the effect into Photoshop, and Ctrl/right-click the Background Layer and choose Duplicate Layer. Click on the original Background Layer and go to Edit>Fill, choosing Whit...

#Photoshop: How to oil paint in Photoshop, part 1

#Guitar: 5 Tips to Help You Improvise

Jack Gration’s 5 tips to help you improvise. (Forward by Neil Santos) My favorite thing to do on the guitar is improvise. Coming up with a guitar solo in the moment is an exciting and rewarding experience and it’s one of the great passions of my life. I’ve heard Eddie Van Halen describe his improvisational style...

#Guitar: 5 Tips to Help You Improvise

The Only One For Me - a #poetry

The Only One For Me


Night crawls up from the East
Sun god is released
Good job he done today
On his tour in the Milky Way

#Guitar: Famous Guitarists And Their Guitars, Part 1

The act of creating something from nothing — pulling music from your imagination and performing it for a world in which that combination of sounds has never been heard before — is a special kind of...

#Guitar: Famous Guitarists And Their Guitars, Part 1

#Guitar: Layla - tutorial - see how others do

Good old Eric's song. First recorded as poprock, later played unplugged.
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Layla is one of the greatest guitar riffs of all time in my mind. It was the first song I remember noticing that started with one lone guitar. I had probably heard others before that time but Layla’s signature riff had such a bold decoration of swagger it grabbed me from the very first flutter...

#Guitar: Layla