Pearls from artists* # 3

Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces, NM

* an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on.

You are responding all the time to your own path of discovery. Yet at the same time we usually find we are questioning it and even discounting it. Making art demands attention so we don’t pull ourselves off track. Following our paths is in effect a kind of going off the path, through open country. There is a certain early stage when we are left to camp out in the wilderness, alone, with few supporting voices.

Ian Roberts, Creative Authenticity: 16 Principles to Deepen Your Artistic Vision

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About barbararachkoscoloreddust

Barbara’s thoughts on art, the creative process, soft pastel, the inspiration she finds in travel, what it’s like to be an artist in New York, and other wisdom for artists as we travel our solitary and sometimes lonely roads.

Posted on August 29, 2012, in An Artist's Life, Creative Process, Inspiration, Pearls from Artists, Quotes and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Pearls from artists* # 3.

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