When do you know when a work is done? I contend it is done when it does not bother you anymore. When it sings and when it speaks to you great mysteries and live secrets and everything is coming up
Monthly Archives: May 2011
A work in Progress
Someone told me once that your body wants to keep doing what it is doing. If you are lying down then you want to keep lying down. If you are moving you want to keep moving. If you are failing
Nothing in the world is like art. Everything in a room has a use . for something. Nothing is use-free. Except art. Art is unique in that way. I would also put art objects in that same category. We call
Thoughts on Norman Rockwell
I just saw the Norman Rockwell show at the art museum. What a huge body of work to have completed in one lifetime. Not only did he spend hours and hours painting in a painstaking manner but he had all
I wish I could just start painting and have all these great ideas nonstop to pour out. But no I have to slog through a few bad ones first to find the good one. People way that I paint fast.
What is the only inevitable thing in your life? You will die. everything else between birth and death is not inevitable. You may think you know what will happen based on past experience, but anything could happen at any minute.
Every step is important
The goal is not the be-all and end-all. Every step before you attain your goal is Life. The Chinese proverb “a journey of a thousand miles is started with a single step” – well that is what I am talking
I went to a panel discussion on Creativity. The panelists were a successful singer songwriter, an art critic, a guy who started a branding company, a guy who started a successful poster designer company, a genius 11 year old girl
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