Ruth Halbert: looking, thinking, making
  • "In the creative state a man is taken out of himself. he lets down as it were a bucket into his subconscious, and draws up something which is normally beyond his reach. He mixes this thing with his normal experiences, and out of the mixture he makes a work of art."
    E.M. Forster (via mycolorbook)

    (via artpropelled)

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  • artpropelled:

    Akihiro Nikaido

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  • 3wings:

    The great lesson from the true mystics, from the zen monks, from the humanistic and transpersonal psychologists, is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbors, friends, and family, in one’s own back yard. This lesson can be easily lost. To be looking elsewhere for miracles is to me a sure sign of ignorance that everything is miraculous.
     - Abraham Maslow

    (via aunatural)

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  • "Reason lost the battle, and all I could do was surrender and accept I was in love."
    Paulo Coelho, The Witch Of Portobello (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)
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  • "The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves."
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  • vjeranski:

    Annelise Albers (née Fleischmann) (June 12, 1899 – May 9, 1994)[1] was a German-American textile artist and printmaker. She is perhaps the best known textile artist of the 20th century.

    (via tendegreeshotter)

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  • fables-of-the-reconstruction:

    I long to speak the deepest words I have to say to you; but I
    dare not, for fear you should laugh.
    That is why I laugh at myself and shatter my secret in jest.
    I make light of my pain, afraid you should do so.

    I long to tell you the truest words I have to say to you; but I
    dare not, being…

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  • (Source: wasbella102, via significances)

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  • litverve:

    Kurt Solmssen, After a Snow Fall, 2012

    (via caterinagiglio)

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