So true. I have let myself get defeated by naysayers from time to time. It’s not a great feeling…and then art does not get made. Idream3223 is giving me more courage to write exactly what the fuck I want. Paint eexactlywhat the fuck I want. I love you and your unwavering support. Please know you have mine one hundred fold. Have a wonderful weekend, my friends!
We live in moments.
Moments when something goes beautifully right, and moments when something goes horribly wrong. They pull us up and they push us down, and if we are very lucky we know that both will happen and that we will have the strength to get up and try again.
The world is full of bullies and nay sayers and critics. They say things perhaps not thinking of the power of their words or perhaps they know and do it anyway and on purpose. They don’t matter. If they did they wouldn’t need to validate themselves by criticizing someone else who is doing something that they love and enjoy.
Rule one: Make art that you enjoy. No one else matters as much as you do in the artistic experience. It is wonderful to connect with an audience because it makes us feel understood and appreciated. I am just like…
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