How to be a Better Artist #3

Just start. Don’t wait for the perfect day when you have the house to yourself. Don’t wait until you have entire afternoon to devote to your art. Don’t wait until you have a better brand of paint or that one particular color. Don’t even wait until you are inspired. Just sit down and start. Use what you have. Paint over an old canvas, mix your own colors or do without. Paint your dog or your cat or your half empty coffee cup and the plant that’s sitting in the half light on the window sill. Today more than ever it’s important to use what we have and the time we have. Just start and see where it leads…

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