What’s up guys? Ralph a.k.a. the “Perennial Aesthete” is here. It’s been awhile, but I hope you’re all in the best of health and happiness. Speaking of being happy, to describe Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the sequel to Marvel’s 2014 swash-buckling science-fiction adventure, I’d have to say it was pure euphoric bliss. It brought back memories from my childhood when I used to sit in my room drawing comic book characters and reading my favorite comics such as Iron Man, the Avengers, Spider-Man and the Mighty Thor. Continue reading “Film Review: Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Was Pure Sci-Fi Bliss”
Hey t-shirt lovers! In honor of today’s Independence Day, I have graphic t-shirts on sale for $10 for men and $6 for women in my online shop. In addition, I am also offering my customers FREE SHIPPING on all domestic orders… how cool is that??? check out the online store and see which t-shirt you might want to rock for the rest of the summer. Please note that the sale will end next Tuesday, July 12, 2016. You can visit my site at: orangemoonwerks.com.
To all of my customers, your support has been greatly appreciated. Have a happy 4th of July! May you all have a safe and happy holiday!!
Four days ago, Grey’s Anatomy actor and activist Jesse Williams won a humanitarian award at the 2016 BET Awards, and he pretty much stole the show. Personally, I had to take a few days for all the noise on social media to die down and allow Jesse Williams’ words to marinate on my conscious. The message that this brother dropped on the world was so deep, unflinching and POWERFUL. It was one of the most coherent and sincere critiques of Continue reading “Jesse Williams’ Empowering Speech on Black Oppression, Race Injustice at the 2016 BET Awards”
“I am not a gangster and never have been. I’m not the thief who grabs your purse. I’m not the guy who jacks your car. I’m not down with people who steal and hurt others. I’m just a brother who fights back. I’m not some violent closet psycho. I’ve got a job. I’m an artist.”
When I think of the late Tupac Shakur, my immediate description that comes to mind is “tortured soul.” Tupac Amaru Shakur born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971, also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was born in East Harlem, New York City. During the Continue reading “Prophet. Poet. Hip Hop Legend. Happy Birthday Tupac Shakur”
Coming up with a logo design for your business can be difficult. Depending on the nature of your business and the mission behind it, you can spend hours or days brainstorming ideas for the logo design you decide to use to represent your brand or company. As far as me designing the logo for my for my small business, Orange Moonwerks™ Studios, I wanted to make sure I was completely comfortable with the visual representation of the logo. It had to be simple, catchy and easily recognizable. Continue reading “How Grammy Award-Winning Artist Erykah Badu Influenced My Business Start-Up”