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Sunday, May 8, 2011

“My experience is what I agree to attend to. Only those items which I notice shape my mind.” 
--William James, The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1

This was posted on Gretchin Rubin's facebook page for the Happiness Project

It is so perfect for painting which I am sure is a mantra that all should heed.  Don't paint everything you see!  The lost edge, the mysterious shadows, the bleached's just a slab of paint...that's what makes the difference between the ho hum painting and the jaw dropping paintings. (well, one of the things)

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