Mind Your Metaphors

Write Right Talks about Writing RightMetaphors have a great ability to convey complex ideas in a form that’s easier to understand. They even can enliven a potentially boring subject matter. They’re also easily abused and confused.

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Conversing with Contemporaries

Eva Hesse

I’d like to do a little more wrong. – Eva Hesse An artist’s work can be attributed to a few things, three of them being training, personal inclination and experiences, and conversations with one’s contemporaries. Eva Hesse, a fine artist in the sixties, exemplifies all three traits. She studied art; she had a personal inclination […]

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Of Perfectionists and Making Mistakes

It's only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.

If you’re making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something. And the mistakes in themselves can be useful. – Neil Gaiman, “Make Good Art” Mistakes are good things. They’re also incredibly hard for the perfectionist to make. The perfectionist desires and loves control. She wants to know the outcomes before the outcomes arrive. She […]

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