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Chuck Close's piece of advice

“The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. 53 more words

On Photography

#Sketchbook #Tuesday 4 #StudioArt360

“What difference does it make whether you’re looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look.” – Chuck Close… 191 more words


"How dare you not love my art."

I recently heard a wonderful analogy on the subject of criticism and gossip which goes something like this:

If you were accused of standing on a busy street corner wearing a ridiculous bird costume and vigorously flapping your wings, would you be upset by the accusation? 493 more words

Blog Posts


Five minutes to two, Blue is the Warmest Colour is playing and I have not a trace of sleep in my eyes.

Two of my job applications were rejected today, or yesterday technically. 130 more words

Some Record Sleeves by Artists I Particularly Like.

While I specifically collect cover art by five designers — the artist known as Bansky, Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Klaus Voormann and Andy Warhol — sometimes other artists I admire produce record covers. 972 more words

Record Cover Art

Step Into the All-White Duplex of an Interior Designer

Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz’s aesthetic has a distinct signature: slick, ornate and so perfectly polished it feels surreal. He creates artistic interiors that are both inspiring and livable. 877 more words

The New York Times

Monday Inspiration | Aug 1, 2016

August freakin’ one. It’s been a long time since I’ve talked to you guys. Quite a few changes have happened for my fam in the last month which is why Monday Inspiration has been M.I.A. 550 more words