Pearls from artists* # 261
* an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on.
I think that the sensation and process are almost identical in all creative activities. The pattern seems universal. The study and hard work, The prepared mind. The being stuck. The sudden shift. The letting go of control. The letting go of self.
Alan Lightman in A Sense of the Mysterious: Science and the Human Spirit
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