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Traveling with My Schmincke Watercolor Paint and Feeling Happy
John Singer Sargent sawed his brush off, too. I presume it was for the reason I cited: sometimes you need to saw off a brush to fit in your pocket.
Lyin’ photos & believing what you think you see.
We accept this in a photo because we are conditioned to understanding that photos present images that differ from how we see. If this were a painting, it would be confusing.
5 Ways Critical Observation Will Change Your Life
It was critical observation that allowed Sir Isaac Newton to define gravity after watching an apple fall to the earth from a tree.
Confucius says, “We insist on making it complicated”
The boardwalk is floating over a bog. So it is a marsh below and surrounding the walkway…but it would easily swallow any brush, bag, or cell phone that happened to slip toward the edge.
Where do ideas come from? What’s the source of creativity?
I dream of watercolor paint swirling together while, as the observer, I watch and contemplate what color is being created.