Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Chatterbox Is All Ears

6x6" oil on canvas, SOLD

I am often asked where I get my inspiration and, at the risk of squashing the ever-romantic notion that artists are the targets of golden nuggets of genius randomly dropping from the skies, I give you one of my all time favorite quotes from a brilliant working artist:
"Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work." --Chuck Close

And that's pretty much how I do it. Somedays the art gods smile down upon me. And somedays just plain suck.  But I keep showing up...

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Carol Nelson said...

I've wanted one of yours for a long time, Brenda. Finally I got one! Love the red/green thing in this one.

Brenda York said...

I am proud to be in your collection, Carol! (And I'm so glad you chose Chatterbox--one of my favs!)Thanks so much!