Giving a gift is a special part of being an artist
The open, unbiased mind, no pre-programmed muscle memory, no years of experience ( positive or negative) yammering behind your ear - do this, do that. Periodically it's a worthy state to reattain. We all start in art at this entry; whether it's sword work or woodcarving. I'm only turning out a few commissions a year …
Start things right, but know when to fold a bad hand.
If you've never witnessed a schooner being framed up you've missed and interesting bit of marine history.
The Maine Coast taught me a n entire new way of speaking
The Secrets of the Masters are sometimes the first lessons learnt.
Not all dreams originate in our subconscious.