Brenda Uelland - If You Want to Write, p. 24
“It's hard to write about beauty while sitting in an airport after having just passed through TSA security.”
Journal note, July 2009
“The most important tool the artist fashions through constant practice is faith in his ability to produce miracles when they are needed. Pictures must be miraculous.”
~ Mark Rothko
"Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn't wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say."
"The wastebasket is a writer's best friend."
~Isaac Bashevis Singer
"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug."
"You see, painting has now become, or all art has now become completely a game, by which man distracts himself. What is fascinating actually is, that it's going to become much more difficult for the artist, because he must really deepen the game to become any good at all."
"Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see."
~ Paul Klee
"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."
~ Pablo Picasso
Make the most of your day!