stained and distressed canvas, acrylic paints, market basket fragment, bamboo, sea shells, linen thread
There is a curiously sharp sense of joy or mild ecstasy
that comes when you find the particular form required for your creation:
… the experience of “This is the way things are meant to be.”
We participate for a moment in the myth of creation,
and at the same time know more vividly our own limitations.
– Rollo May
one Italian summer …
recycled corrugated cardboard, old dhoti, hemp twine, linen thread, ghee, acrylic pigments
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
handmade khadi papers, acrylic paints, silver lurex thread
Slow motion opens the mind.
Smooth motion opens the heart.
Slow smooth motion
turns on the inexplicable delight.
– Paul Reps
fragment of tree bark, handmade khadi paper, linen thread, powdered paint flakes
Art’s purpose is to sober and quiet the mind
so that it is in accord with what happens.
– John Cage
Today’s art quote comes from Begin Again, a new post at Deborah Barlow’s ever-inspiring bog, Slow Muse.
canvas, corrugated cardboard, card, painted silk, cotton cord, gold lurex thread,
acrylic paint, fiber reactive dyes
Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
– Claude Monet