Art is a need of the soul. It is not fun. There is a difference between need and fun. Passion is a vehichle from which one executes this need. It is not the need. I am passionate about a lot of things. I am passionate about art, but being passionate is not the need. Art is not "my passion". It is a need. Discipline is also a vehicle, as is dedication. But they are not the need. Art as "passion", art as "discipline" is different from art as "need". Need is "myself", a way to be who I am. There is a distinction.
Essentially, it is an expression of the "higher self", whatever your understanding of that is.
When I tell people that I'm an artist and they say, "that sounds like fun", I...full article
Hi I'm Fotini
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I am a painter currently based in Greenville, South Carolina. Through my work, I seek to communicate an internal narrative using traditional painting processes.
Here you will find information about what I am working on, recollections of my process, things that inspire me. I am asking questions about art, writing letters to myself, reflecting, learning, growing, discovering. Thank you for joining and supporting the adventure.