Chapter 7: The Conscious Creative

“Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?” — Pablo Picasso

The world is a feeling

The essence of the creative state can be distilled down to a feeling. When I was just a child, I felt like an artist, therefore I was an artist, before I really was one. It was this certainty that drove my search for the knowledge and skills that would help me confirm my inner conviction. Knowing without proof, against all obstacles or disbelief is a way to access future knowledge, and is a basis for faith in oneself…

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