“Act boldly, and unforeseen forces will come to your aid!”
Art is the capacity every human being has to make something beautiful and to make it well.
Do not give reality to the nightmare.
“Every person I meet is in some way my superior, and in that way, I can learn from them.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are an aperture from which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.
~ Alan Watts
I exist as I am, that is enough,
If no other in the world be aware I sit content,
And if each and all be aware I sit content.
According to Henry David Thoreau: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” That is true in art, and it is true in life.
I can give you "How to" tips or I can give you reality.
The exciting thing about creating art is just doing it.
"If you want to get to the place where the writing lives, imagine you’re dead.”
"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."
~ C.G. Jung
The answer is,
the answer changes.
"Using a chair to support yoga poses is like attaching training wheels to a bicycle and learning to ride."
I often rely on the Buddhist routine of asking the question, “What needs to be done?” Answering that one simple question provides the pathway leading to the next step.
Artists want to be seen, to be heard, to be listened too, because the role of the artist is to hold the mirror up to society and show humanity the truth of our actions, of our beauty, our cruelty, our absurd way of living behind a veil of ignorance. The artist can lift that veil for a fleeting moment and show the truth. ~Delia
One year practice ~ no good
Two year practice ~ no good
Whole life practice ~ maybe God comes and touch you.
~K. Pattabhi Jois