Gothtober 2013 is ALIVE!

SparkleBlob would like to thank all participants, volunteers, patrons and performers in what was a wonderful Fall Fundraiser! More news on that is coming up verily, you can check out photos of the event here. In the meantime, another SparkleBlob program has begun it’s yearly launch and is full steam ahead!

What’s Gothtober, you may ask?

In it’s eleventh year, The Gothtober Countdown Calendar™ is a curated time-release flash-based online museum of 31 works of art by 31 different artists. The official run of the show is from October 1st to the 31st, a new piece being revealed with each day of the month.The best way to see what it is though, is by visiting it!

Gothtober is one of SparkleBlob’s programs, a spirited forum that encourages people to take part in creating something seasonal, strange and spooky.

In many instances, in the busy life, one must carve out opportunities to be creative. The world’s demands are formidable, and the unglamorous part of creativity is the staving off or shutting out of distractions, and clearing out a place for one’s own ambitions. Anyone who appreciates making creative work, or who wants to make creative work needs to experience this conundrum face-to-face, it brings satisfaction to the artist, and makes them understand and appreciate their fellow participants.

The habit of frequency is merely ONE aspect of maintaining the mind’s requirements for bringing forth ideas and bringing said ideas to fruition. During Gothtober, it has been found that ingesting a fair amount of candy corn can help with alertness, followed by a refreshing cat nap.

You can also read about the interesting back story on each artist’s piece that launches day by day, when you visit the Gothtober Blog. Happy Viewing! -JP Head Candycorn