Tag Archives: Accomplishment

Resentful Admiration

I read something that surprised me, recently.  It was this: that people who are jealous of another person (which, let’s face it, is something we regrettably see quite a lot, among the artist community) are actually expressing their insecurities, because … Continue reading

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Missing the Magic

People tend to focus too much on the things they don’t have.  Artists, especially, worry about the latest paint they haven’t tried, that new sound set they don’t yet have, the special type of musical instrument not (so far) in … Continue reading

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I’m Still Not What I Had in Mind

Many artists, myself especially included, live life with a peculiar, pestilent dissatisfaction.  It’s the feeling that all is not as you would wish it to be.  Essentially, the feeling can best be described as not yet being the artist you … Continue reading

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Impossible Possibilities

Even though it makes no objectively rational sense, we all cling to our impossible dreams.  Everyone knows that the odds of having a work hung in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition are just 1 in 50, but more than ten … Continue reading

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Why the Beatles Broke Up

OK, I’ll come clean from the outset.  This post is all pure speculation on my part.  I don’t know anybody that I am speaking about in this article, or even any first hand eye witnesses.  All of the speculation is … Continue reading

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