I Only Go For Walks In My Red Hat & Red Shoes

Landscapes 14 - I only walk with my red hat and shoes

Musings of the Artists Mind

I receive so many daily affirmations on FB about self-acceptance, that I decided to let individuality flow in this character. He is who he is and that’s what he follows. It doesn’t matter what anyone thinks about his looks or attire, he loves it. Deep down, don’t we all want to be more like this? 

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What inspires an artist? 

“All they see” is the first and most literal answer. 

For me, that is literally hundreds of gallery & museum exhibits, thousands of books, and tens of thousands of images online.  

Books that Inspired and Influenced my Experimentation:

When asked where to start a book collections, I almost always recommend these art bibles: Janson’s “History of ArtOR Phaidon’s “The Art BookBoth give a nice overview with good pictures. Once you’ve discovered what you are attracted to there most, you can then dig deeper into that area.

These are perhaps the most accessible influences, but the truth is that my influences run deep through thousands of books and works I’ve seen & read. If you have the time, you are free to visit my GoodReads library to see a fraction of the books I’ve read. These are the ones I remember, that is. Or you can visit the ever growing collection on my Pinterest account. 

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