It’s always wonderful to find more reasons to love one’s favorite artists. Chuck Close started splitting my mind wide open in college, and shows no signs of stopping
This one did it for me today.
Chuck Close writes a letter to his 14 year old self
“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. Every great idea I’ve ever had grew out of work itself. Sign on to a process and see where it takes you. You don’t have to invent the wheel every day. Today you’ll do what you did yesterday, tomorrow you’ll do what you did today. Eventually, you’ll get somewhere.”