Tagged: Influence

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Encouragement: A High Calling

Another kind of influence and, to me, the most important kind to a creative person’s life and work, is encouragement. I don’t discount the other artistically molding experiences of course, they are quite important. But to touch someone’s heart to the degree that they are inspired to go further is indeed a high calling

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Influence: The Process Of Originality

However much I want to believe that I’m the proverbial “fiercely independent” artist, it’s the influence of other artists that gives me new ideas. Not only other artists, of course, but all relational experience feeds my way of thinking which ultimately shows itself in the work