Lessons from Herb and Dorothy

Megumi Sasaki, Director Herb and Dorothy. “Art is not limited to the elite few. You don’t have to be wealthy or an art school graduate to enjoy art. If you are interested in collecting art you don’t have to follow trends or others’ advice. Just listen to your own voice. Trust your eyes and instinct. Simply take the time to

look

look

and

look

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So how do you take the time out to look? Does it happen in protected space and time, as John Cleese suggests (on creativity)? Or can it be something which happens, any time, in any space, because you want to look? As a mother, I think I have learned to look at any available time and space, but still enjoy moments of uninterrupted looking and creating. How about you?

This is my Day 8 Entry for NaBloPoMo on the September theme of Art