If at first we emulate, then we originate.
Thankfully, our bad memories serve a grand purpose in helping us forget most of what we learn. But then the urge of discovery restarts, leaving us compelled to relearn our sense of wonder.
Life is not a rote study course.
We’ll all be remembered not for what we copied but whatever we did differently.
The role of any artist is to adopt a
system of experimentation that is open to chance encounter and new ideas.
There is a tendency amongst creators to make things for the purpose of instant gratification.
These pieces and posts may get likes but they are consumed and quickly forgotten like the fast fashion of Forever 21.
We sculpt perception through our own diligent work.
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1. Read Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
2. Create your own blog and publish something new every day (read my post on how to set up a FREE blog on Wordpress).
3. Buy an All-Access Pass from Masterclass to learn from the best writers in the world.