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Georgia O’Keeffe

We all learn a lot from each other.

Artsy has featured a number of useful lessons that can be learned from great artists.

Think of this less about learning to be an artist and more about learning to be more creative.

You’re sure to learn something useful in these six posts.

5 Lessons Creatives Can Learn from Andy Goldsworthy

How to Be an Artist, According to Georgia O’Keeffe

How to Be an Artist, According to Louise Bourgeois

How to Be an Artist, According to Wassily Kandinsky

How to Be an Artist, According to Josef Albers

How to Be an Artist, According to Paul Klee

Remember, superstition is optional – but just for fun check out the strange superstitions of great artists.

The Superstitious Rituals of Highly Creative People, from Salvador Dalí to Yoko Ono

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Josef Albers

 

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Enjoy this collection of quotes on flexibility.

“The hallmark of creative people is their mental flexibility… Sometimes they are open and probing, at others they’re playful and off-the-wall. At still other times, they’re critical and faultfinding. And finally they’re doggedly persistent in striving to reach their goals.’ – Roger von Oech

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” – Albert Einstein

“The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ― Albert Einstein

“We learn flexibility and adaptability.” – John Roper

“Freedom always deals with ‘the possible’; this gives freedom its great flexibility, its fascination, and its dangers.” – Rollo May

“Peak performers see the ability to manage change as a necessity in fulfilling their missions.” – Charles A. Garfield

“Be flexible, but stick to your principles.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Berenice Abbott’s Documenting Science was a partnership with MIT for use in school textbooks. Its subject and design elements are as timeless as nature and science themselves.”

View 12 Great Photographs By Bernice Abbot.

Read Great Quotes By Photographer Bernice Abbot.

View more 12 Great Photographs collections here.

Explore The Essential Collection Of Quotes By Photographers.

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Read Great Quotes By Photographer Bernice Abbot.

View more 12 Great Photographs collections here.

Explore The Essential Collection Of Quotes By Photographers.

Explore The Essential Collection Of Documentaries On Photographers.

Enjoy this rare interview with photographer / historian Beaumont Newhall.

Explore The Essential Collection Of Quotes By Photographers.

Explore 12 More 12 Great Photographs Collections here.

Explore The Essential Collection Of Documentaries On Photographers

Colin Smith of PhotoshopCafe demonstrates how to make new color profiles for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw.

Learn more about new Color Profiles here.

Check out Matt Koslowski’s Q&A on Color Profiles.

Learn more in my digital photography and printing workshops.


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