Tagged: Development

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Becoming: The Inevitable Changing Self

We change constantly—physically—and so we are different at every moment in our lives. Our brains are, literally, changed from moment to moment. Who or what we were as children is different from who we are in adulthood. We all recognize that we think differently now than we did at some point in the past and, so, change of some sort has taken place […]

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Work And Understanding: Why We Are Here

It sounds melodramatic, and I can’t really explain it, but sincere work allows me to see beyond my mortality, at least that’s how I feel (by “sincere” work I mean work you are passionate about). Maybe the act of working, in some mysterious way, opens the mind, and spirit, to the secrets of the universe […}

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Group Discussion: When Is It Ready For The Trash? II

Part 2 of 2. I recently began a discussion on Linkedin.com on the question “how and when does the artist know, while in the process of doing a piece of art, that the work is not going anywhere and must be destroyed or redone”. Question: “I know you’ve heard the question ‘when is a painting finished?’ My question–when is a painting ‘finished’– ready for the trash […]

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Group Discussion: When Is It Ready For The Trash?

I recently began a discussion on the above question at Linkedin.com in the group True Artist: Living The Art. Here are some interesting insights on my query from other artists with my responses. Question: “I know you’ve heard the question ‘when is a painting finished?’, my question–when is a painting ‘finished’– ready for the trash […]