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Artists with TBI's

A place for TBI Survivors who have become artists to talk and share ideas.

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Brand New Group to Display Your Artistic Side - Please Join!

Click Link Below, Check out the New Page .. And Join In!! Meet the challenge to share some of yourself with others, that they believe they might find an artistic outlet .. And show us YOU :)…Continue

Started by Kim Justus Apr 4.

Poetry (thought I would share an off the wall peom I wrote) 11 Replies

WhyBy Craig Sicilia As we ponder things that once were.We realize that everything is a blur.Not one thing could we hope to change.Oh how life can be so strange. Memories of things we once loved.Are…Continue

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Started by TBI Survivors Network. Last reply by Denise Wing Aug 5, 2014.

Who here has an Etsy Shop? 1 Reply

We've got some pretty talented artists in this group...Post your shops, your tips, your artwork for sale!I finally got one after years of not understanding the policies. I now think the shops are…Continue

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Started by H.M.Craig. Last reply by Cheryl Green Jun 29, 2014.

Poetry

This is a poem I wrote several years ago, while struggling through yet another melancholic trough.DOLDRUMSWhen naught avails these windless sails to fill once more,No surging tide to usher high this…Continue

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Started by Slongo May 13, 2012.

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Comment by phil espinoza on August 10, 2011 at 12:43pm
Good day to everyone! the amazing thing is that we survived and can now paint the beauty we each see on this Earth! yea, sometimes things seem weird in our lives...but one good thing is we take everything in at a slower-calmer speed! Please see my paintings on my page- phil espinoza.
Comment by phil espinoza on August 9, 2011 at 2:21pm
I AM USING AN ANDROID TO TYPE HIS-SO, PLESSE EXCUSE ERRORS! I AM NEW TO THIS GROUP AND I CAN SEE ITS GONNA BE GREAT BEING HERE. I WAS A MUSICIA FOR BOUT 10 YEARS BEFORE AN ATV ACCIDENT THAT PUT ME IN A 3 MONTH COMA IN SEP 2008. I ALSO HAD BOUT 2 STROKES WHILE IN COMA. ANYWAY...I LOVE TO PAINT! I LOSSED ALOT OF GUITAR PLAYING, SO I DECIDED TO TRY MY HAND AT PAINTING. I LOVE IT. IT INVOLVES SELF EXPRESSION, LIKE SINGING AND PLAYING GUITAR. AS SOON AS I FIGURE OUT HOW TO UPLOAD PHOTOS WITH MY ANDROID...I WILL UPLOAD SOME PHOTOS OF MY ALIC PAINTINGS. ANYWAY, THE TBI IS DEFINITELY A CHALLENGE. IT DEFINITELY REQUIRES ALOT OF "ACCEPTING AND LETTING GO". IN ORDER TO ADJUST TO OURNEW LIFE. ANYWAY, I PAINT ALOT OF BUTTERFLIESAND FLOWERS. THE BUTTERFLY IS AN AMAZING INSECT! I MEAN, FROM A CATTAPILLSR WITH MANY LEGS.....IT TRANSFORMS INTO A FLYING BUTTERFLY! I MEAN, THATS AN ADJUSTMENT! AMAZING, AND IT CONTINUES TO SURVIVE AND ADJUST INSIDE ITS NEW BODY AND MIND! AND I KNOW WE WILL TOO! ANYWAY EVERYONE...MY NAME IS PHIL....GOOD TO BE HERE!
Comment by Kaycee Holdrigdge on June 25, 2011 at 6:17am
love this group
Comment by Adam James Vorwald on April 29, 2011 at 10:01am
I have been a welder my entire adult life, in fact I received my TBI in a motor vehicle accident on my way to work. Winter Weather in Wisconsin. I am still able to weld post TBI and even learned how to weld aluminum. My art is constructing interesting objects from steel.
Comment by tbi on April 22, 2011 at 8:45pm
Sad reality for too many and unfortunately for even more who can't express it.  It's good you use art as a therapeutic tool though. I became able to write music as a therapy, something I'd never done.  I am fortunate to be performing with a great world recording artist Sarah Pray at the BIAW annual convention in Wisconsin May 9.  Hear her song 'Communicate', 'Carroll Street', and 'Empty Words" on her band site.  We'll do my 'Fraud Justifies?' and others.
Comment by Craig Ellis on April 22, 2011 at 5:32pm

Hi everyone, this is one of my early paintings. I began painting as a therapeutic tool on the advice of my counselor, and my work captures my journey in paint, what it is like to live through a Traumatic Brain Injury. Many of you will know it well, and my heart goes out to each and everyone of you!

 

Comment by Richard J on March 22, 2011 at 8:42am
Morning all. It's the second full day of spring, raining cats & dogs in MN, which made me think about this photograph I shot and printed last month. Hoarfrost on a willow tree. 
Comment by Fantastic Frank Johnson on March 8, 2011 at 6:59pm

hi I been able to create my own comic book even though I did not draw or write a word in the first issue.. My picture here is taken from my business card header which I had a woman create for me when I had run out of older style business cards several years ago while attending some seminar...
Its a story about how each one of use has hidden talents in us which have to be drawn out of us through being tested..

If any one wants to see the first 4 or five pages of it click on it here.

 

http://youngexplorersadventures.com/YE_Preview/index.htm?detectflas...;

 

 I would like to ask any one who can draw to get back to me with their comments on this.

 

Good or bad .. it will help me CANI my next issue.

 

LOVE

FF

 

Comment by Jim Knutsen on February 20, 2011 at 9:34am

I created this mixed-media lithograph a few years ago.

Title: The Monolith

Comment by Lukus Oconor on February 16, 2011 at 1:56pm
 

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