Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
― Salvador Dalí
My main reason for sketching regularly is to keep a visual journal of my life ( … ) the goal is to sketch things which are descriptive of my day-to-day life.
For a person like me, with an excessive inclination to existential brooding, her way of putting things feels liberatingly clearheaded.
everyday sketching – the artichoke
To me, in my very personal interpretation, Liz Steel’s “testimony” come to mean something like: Her I am, in this strange, mad & beautiful world, with no clear vision of how and why things came to be as they are – so why not make the best of it by doing things that makes meaning, paying attention to life as it goes on all around me, as long as this remarkable mystery called life continues.
Or, to put it briefly, why not strive for beauty by cultivating the things one love?
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
― John Dewey