Inspiration arrives when she damn well pleases, and when she does show her elusive face, you grab her by both cheeks and French kiss that beautiful mouth. This embrace is the rapture we all seek in our work, creative or otherwise. That is why, in her absence, we must steal our inspiration. I have a blog to crank out every week, and I admit, it’s hard to make it worth your time. I missed last week because I couldn’t find the muse. But, that’s really no excuse. It’s up to me, a
“You’re amazing. I loved it. Wouldn’t change a thing!” Unless you’re talking to Stevie Wonder, this is not legitimate feedback. It’s applause. We all need applause every now and again. BUT, without substance, your well-meaning commentary is the barking of a seal. To paraphrase marketing guru, Seth Godin, if you want to improve, actively seek feedback that clearly and generously identifies ways you can more effectively delight your customers and create a more remarkable experi
Inside the Mind of Picasso, acrylic, oil crayon and resin on wood, 24″x24″, 2003 There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot. But there are others who transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso “I don’t know how to look at art.” More than a few people have told me this over the years. At my shows. At galleries. At museums. I’m always confused, because telling me you don’t know how to look at art is like telling me you don’t know how to have sex. What