SHENZHEN, CHINA - JUNE 11: Large blobs of oil paint lie waiting for the artist's brush in one of the workshops at the Defan creative village on June 11, 2014 in Shenzhen, China. The Dafen Artist Village in Guangdong province, China, is home to thousands of artists who reproduce some of the world's most iconic paintings as well as create their own works. The village, on the outskirts of Shenzhen, is becoming a major center for original Chinese art. (Photo by Palani Mohan/Getty images)

I love this story. It’s the story of two artists, a painter and a musician, whose art had been idling for a few years. Until one of them simply said ‘hello’. Read on:

An Unlikely Friendship Reignites 2 Artists' Ambitions

Brian Peterson didn't know what he had in common with Matt Faris when he went out of his way to meet his Santa Ana, Calif., neighbor. Every day, Peterson would pass by Faris, who has been homeless for more than a decade. But it took some guts, Peterson admits, to finally walk up to him.

Matt Faris’ album comes out December 4. I’m looking forward to hearing it.