Category Archives: Inspiration

We Already Know What A Dog Really Looks Like

“It seems to me Annette (Goodheart) said something like this: Begin with a proper sketch book. Draw in ink. Finish each drawing you begin, and keep every drawing you finish. No erasing, no ripping out a page, no covering a … Continue reading

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Things Only Last As Long As They Can Be Misused

HANS ULRICH OBRIST: How much control does the artist have in the interpretation of his work? MEL BOCHNER: A little bit in the beginning, but eventually you have to give up control of the interpretation of your work. It seems … Continue reading

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Looking

“Once, Picasso was asked what his paintings meant. He said, ‘Do you ever know what the birds are singing? You don’t. But you listen to them anyway.’ So, sometimes with art, it is important just to look.” — Marina Abramović  … Continue reading

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A Way to Create Satisfaction

“My father wanted to buy a Nikon FM2 but could not afford it so he had to settle for the Olympus OM2. Dad did this by trading in one of his disapproving father’s Minox spy cameras. As an eight-year-old, I … Continue reading

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Dali’s Guidelines

10 Guidelines For Anyone Who Wishes To Be a Painter 1. Artist, better be rich than poor; learn to work with the brush in such a way that under it gold and jewels are born. 2. Painters should not fear … Continue reading

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What Dreams May Come

“What some folks call impossible, is just stuff they haven’t seen before.” - What Dreams May Come ♥

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A Vacancy

“I was going on a train from Manchester to London and I was looking out of the window at some cows, I believe, and I just thought: “Boy doesn’t know he’s a wizard – goes off to wizard school.” I … Continue reading

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From the Heart

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” ― Marc Chagall  ♥

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A Secret Whisper From An Alleyway

“—if a painting really works down in your heart and changes the way you see, and think, and feel, you don’t think, ‘oh, I love this picture because it’s universal.’ ‘I love this painting because it speaks to all mankind.’ … Continue reading

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A Handy Tip for the Easily Distracted

Choose a precious thing. This is your hostage. happy monday ♥

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