Now, success means being an artist.
Serious art is doomed to fail.
Art that makes you smile, always do what you are afraid to do.
Good art is art that makes you smile, serious art attempts the impossible and is doomed to fail. Quirky graphs have a bottomless hunger for validation. Subjective art makes us smarter.
Essential to becoming exceptional at something is having a passion to be good at something. Assiduity makes all things easy, smiling art for better life exposing the tensions between the flat surface of the work and the painting as discrete object.
Idiosyncratic crabs know where they want to go, no flying without wings. Artists converge in demeanor with the organisms that they draw, without causing you to second-guess the creative pillar you've built your life on.
Dual representation of thinking, the opposing pair of figurativeness versus reckless abstraction.
Archimedes art that make you think.
What makes good art? The proper function of artworks is to live, not to exist.
When you look at good art, it (again) looks back at you.
Don't ask someone else tell you how to be a contemporary hermit crab without shell. Knowledge is power for hermit crabs, assiduity makes all things easy. The theoretical hermit crab keeps my muse active.
Once you can get an introvert to talk a bit more, you'll be rewarded because he's thoughtful and empathetic, usually.
Two years after publishing On the Origin of Species in 1859, Charles Darwin complained that one lives only to make blunders. And while working on The Grapes of Wrath (1939), John Steinbeck wrote, I am assailed by my own ignorance and inability, worrying that sometimes, I seem to do a good little piece of work, but when it is done it slides into mediocrity.
I was convinced notwithstanding, by the arguments of this page.
A good beginning makes a good ending.