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McCahon’s subject

See, none of this happens without a revelation, it’s not to do with see but with think… It’s really I see a landscape—or I see & then I see my subject which is God & always has been & will be.

McCahon in a letter to Ron O’Reilly quoted in McCahon Country by Justin Paton

Fantastic book, this. Just finished it. Highly recommended.

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The work you need to be doing

If, indeed, for any given time only a certain sort of work resonates with life, then that is the work you need to be doing in that moment. If you try to do some other work, you will miss your moment.

From Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland
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Encouraging start to chapter 2 of Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orlando

Those who would make art might well begin by reflecting on the fate of those who preceded them: most who began, quit.

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