“Tell him that, for me, Millet and Lhermitte are the real artists for the very reason they do no paint things as they are, traced in a dry analytical way, but as they—Millet, Lhermitte, Michelangelo—feel them. Tell him that my great longing is to learn to make those very incorrectnesses, those deviations, remodellings, changes in reality , so that they may become, yes, lies if you like—but truer than the literal truth…”
Ask big questions, but only if you want big answers..:))
The size of your question determines the size of your answer.
Note: Vincent’s quotes are from the same book I quoted from in my previous post (which seemed to resonate with a bunch of you), Vincent by himself, edited by Bruce Bernard.
Taking chances, pushing out of your comfort zone–we touched on this in last week’s conversation with Kevin Macpherson–a really worthwhile listen.:)
In Other News:
This week’s guest on Artists Helping Artists blog radio is Clint Watson, creator of Fine Art Views Newsletter and Fine Art Studio Online (websites for artists). Clint is so knowledgeable about so many topics it was difficult picking just one for the show–but we have a great one for the hour! (Hint: Remarkable Art vs. Excellent Art–why it matters!) Tune in Thursday, October 28 at 12 noon EST (or listen later to the podcast)
It is time for me to draw for two paintings! (yeah–I missed September while I was out galavanting around :)) so I am drawing for September and October to give away two of my petite pieces to two of you beautiful people. Be sure you are eligible by signing up for my newsletter. Click Here.
- My workshops for 2011 are posted. You can save your spot now by clicking here.
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