Monday, March 30, 2009

The Crazy People

"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do." ~ Apple Computer Ad

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Audacity And Vigor

"The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and executive with vigor." ~ Christian Bovee

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Feeling Better

"Beauty is good for you. It makes you feel better." ~ Alexander Creswell

Friday, March 27, 2009

Encountering beauty

"A dominant impulse on encountering beauty is to wish to hold on to it,
to possess it and give it weight in one's life. There is an urge to say,
'I was here, I saw this and it mattered to me.'" ~ Alain de Botton

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Sunrise

"The sunrise, of course, doesn't care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it." ~ Gene Amole

Monday, March 23, 2009

Random Beauty

"Practice random beauty and senseless acts of love. " ~ Anonymous

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Portraits Remembered

"Portraits remembered are not always the truest likeness of the subject but capture
the nuance of a sentiment which inspires inner reflection." ~ CJ Rider

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Photography

"When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls!" ~ Ted Grant

Friday, March 20, 2009

An Odd Portrait Painter

"I'm an odd portrait painter in that I'm not just interested in human faces. I consider almost all of my paintings to be portraits." ~ Jamie Wyeth

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Portraiture

"Everything I paint is a portrait, whatever the subject." ~ Jamie Wyeth

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Eyes

"The eyes are the most important feature as they convey a subject's mood, character and temperament." ~ Sally Pullen

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Self-Portrait

"At one point I found myself standing before an oil of a horse that I figure was probably a self-portrait judging from the general execution." ~ Peter de Vries

Monday, March 16, 2009

Portrait Of The Artist

"Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter." ~ Oscar Wilde

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Capturing Souls

"What a joy it is to capture the likeness of another living being. It has been said that the eyes are the window through which we glimpse the soul. That's my favorite thing to paint – souls!" ~ Ann Manry Kenyon

Saturday, March 14, 2009

The Soul

"Ah! Portraiture, portraiture with the thought, the soul of the model in it, that is what I think must come." ~ Vincent van Gogh

Check out my web log and the portraiture I'm now involved in.

Friday, March 13, 2009

The Average Person

"An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals." ~ Brian Tracy

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Struggle

"To live is often to struggle toward goals one has no desire to reach." ~ Jean Rostand

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Obstacles

"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal." ~ E. Joseph Cossman

Monday, March 9, 2009

Power Of Spirit

"Our goal while on this earth is to transcend our illusions and discover the innate power of our spirit. We are responsible for what we create, and we must therefore learn to act and think with love and wisdom and live in service to others and all life." ~ Caroline Myss

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Planning

"The message is the core goal; it is like the end of the tunnel theory. Even though the end of the tunnel is what matters, planning to get there is what is important." ~ Sam Adoquei

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Impossible Goals

"I stopped chasing my impossible goals, which were depressing me, and started refocusing on what I loved." ~ Linda Blondheim

Friday, March 6, 2009

The Glory Of Goals

"Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it." ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Take Aim

"Be winged arrows aiming at fulfillment and goal." ~ Paul Klee

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

The Mood

"My goal is to capture the mood of anticipation and create a feeling of timelessness." ~ Marilyn Henry

Monday, March 2, 2009

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Setting Goals

"Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan." ~ Tom Landry