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Earl Grey – Hot! 
Illustration by Greg Vineyard

Suspension of Disbelief

Straddling Various Worlds by Greg Vineyard Many forms of entertainment require a suspension of disbelief. Sitcoms and rom-coms, for example, often expect one to believe that anyone can have a fabulous New York flat, that all couches face the viewer, and that no mere set of wacky circumstances can hinder true love. Science fiction, however, …

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Reaching for The Gold Star, 2014, pastel by Greg Vineyard


All Moments Great & Small by Greg Vineyard Bibliophiles will recognize that sub-head as a nod to British veterinarian turned author, James Herriot. I grew up reading books I could not have predicted would stay in my thoughts throughout the years, yet they appear now and then like slow bubbles rising up through ancient tar. …

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Good Thoughts, 2014, 
pastel by Greg Vineyard

Not All Resources Are Tangible

But Everything Is Useful & Important by Greg Vineyard “When the most important things in our life happen we quite often do not know, at the moment, what is going on.” – C.S. Lewis, “Mere Christianity” The older I get (You know that new dinosaur they just discovered? Yeah, I knew him…), the more aware …

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Reaction to Success, 2014, 
pastel by Greg Vineyard

Get Rejected by the Best

…And Enjoy The Process! by Greg Vineyard Some of my acquaintances were amused by my extreme excitement recently when my portfolio was very promptly rejected by one of the most famous artist representatives in the country. I’m not intending to be disrespectful in my description here. Quite the opposite, actually. This one particular agency has …

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Greg Vineyard is an artist, writer and creative consultant in Asheville, NC. ZaPOW Gallery in downtown Asheville carries his illustrations, giclees prints and cards,