IDEAS ABOUT PAINTING

1.  NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE, YOU HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE.

2.  THE PROBLEM IS YOU.

3.  ALLOW PAINTING TO FUNCTION AS A MEANS OF DIGESTING THOUGHT AND FEELING.

4.  ADJUST THE SHAPE OF THE PROBLEM AS YOU WANDER INTO IT.

5.  SIMPLE SOLUTIONS, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE OFTEN BEST.

6.  CLEVERNESS, ALONE, IS INSUFFICIENT.

7.  AVOID THE PROFOUND, UNLESS IT SNEAKS UP ON YOU.

8.  LOOK FOR TROUBLE, AND YOU WILL FIND IT.

9.  INSPIRATION AND FRUSTRATION ARE SOMETIMES LINKED.

10. FAILURE USUALLY LEADS TO SOMETHING BETTER.

11. MAKING ART IS A JOURNEY—EMBRACE EVERY TURN.

12. QUIT WHILE YOU'RE AHEAD.

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