ART THOUGHTS EIGHT
The artist does not see things as they are, but as he is. ~Alfred Tonnelle
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world. ~George Santayana
WHAT IS ARTQUEST? Many of us remember the joy we felt as a child, dancing exuberantly, drawing with excitement, or creating marvelously layered stories, but now that seem so far away. Of course, even if the creativity is still accessible, what about talent, skill and ideas? I will be posting a series of essays, each built upon the one before that I hope will help you recapture that early spark. Please read in order, starting at the introduction.