Quotes on creativity

“I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.” ~Robert Henri

“When I say artist I mean the one who is building things … some with a brush – some with a shovel – some choose a pen.” ~Jackson Pollock

“Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.” ~Duane Hanson
“The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.” ~Robert Henri

”Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the actor. It’s a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution. Give us what you’ve got.” ~Steven Pressfield

“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” ~Andre Gide
“The reason that art (writing, engaging, and all of it) is valuable is precisely why I can’t tell you how to do it. If there were a map, there’d be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map.” ~Seth Godin


Read more at: http://skinnyartist.com/150-amazing-quotes-to-feed-your-creative-soul/

 

PIC-OF-THE-WEEK

Airlines now allow electronics to be on during takeoff and landing. This is a shot I took this week on a trip to Chicago.

RAW

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COOKED

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