you are…really [the war of art]

December 2, 2009

This post is the second in what has now certifiably become a series of reflections on The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. In the past few months, our four year old daughter has made the shift from scribbler to conceptual artist. When she draws, she no longer needs to tell us what she’s drawn…usually. […]

i'm such an amateur

January 21, 2008

“You’re such an amateur!” Even if jokingly, these words are often spoken to let us know that our efforts aren’t top notch. It’s too bad, really, because there is something beautiful about the genuine strivings of an amateur. Not too long ago, someone pointed out to me that the word amateur shares the same Latin […]