I believe in the importance of formal art education. However not everyone has the time nor the means to do so.
I'm doing preparative work for several bodies of work that I am planning on creating in 2020. If I have learned anything over the past three decades it is that we need to make sure to take all the rights steps if the work is to be good.
New technologies have leveled the playing field with photography becoming once again a major player in the visual arts. Innovations in digital photography have raised the bar significantly.
Creativity doesn't survive in chaos. As artists we need to create large tracks of time in which peace exists.
Igniting the creative flame within requires us to let go of the known and venture into the unknown. Learning to let go is one of the greatest secrets of living a fully creative life.