by Lauren Purje on January 21, 2013
How to spot an artist in their natural habitat.
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It’s coffee over ramen, but oh, so much truth it hurts.
True, true. https://vimeo.com/7761485
Eyyyyyyyyee don’t know about this one. My personal list…Do you consider depression the gateway to creativity? Do you get upset when you read about wildly successful artists? Do you spend more on binge drinking then on food? Do you consider other people’s trash to be”art supplies”? Do you dress up in paint splattered clothes so people will know you’re an artist? Is your most secret shame money from home? You just might be an artist.
AND you call making pictures ‘work’
(said with love for my fellow art-makers)
Awesome. All of these (except for the one, I guess, that specifically refers to art supplies) totally apply to writers as well.
Writing counts as art. You need pens and paper or a computer with software to write. So it still counts.
Oh, of course writing is an art. I would still say that it does not have quite as much of a dependence on supplies as visual art does, but that being said, I am quite a nerd about nice pens, so you may have a point there :)
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