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Posts tagged "mistakes"

Dec 18, 2013
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You go diving for pearls every night but sometimes you end up with clams.

Sep 03, 2013
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Ralph Steadman drawing and playing ukulele in his studio in Kent

Amazing video of one of my very favorite artists.

People have said, “Oh, I thought you’d be a nasty piece of work because you’re so dark and trenchant,” and I say, “No I’m not! I’ve got rid of it — it’s all on paper!”

On mistakes:

There’s no such thing as a mistake. A mistake is only an opportunity to do something else.

On style:

I never went out of my way to invent a style. I haven’t got a style — I just draw and it’s that way.

Basically who I want to be when I grow up…

(via @abstractsunday)

Oct 04, 2012
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If you translate music through one instrument, then through imagined sheet music, and then into a second instrument, you will inevitably make enough small errors and transpositions that you’ll teach yourself the new instrument in a way unlike anyone else’s way.

Oct 13, 2010
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“Let’s Make Better Mistakes Tomorrow" by Mike Monteiro

Here’s Mike’s essay on work for GOOD magazine. My favorite part:

Let’s just fucking tell people we’ve read Infinite Jest and move on. Let’s forgive our parents.

Let’s Make Better Mistakes Tomorrow" by Mike Monteiro

Here’s Mike’s essay on work for GOOD magazine. My favorite part:

Let’s just fucking tell people we’ve read Infinite Jest and move on. Let’s forgive our parents.

Jun 09, 2010
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Lost Robot by Tom GauldSez Tom:I meant to scan just the robot to be part of an illustration but accidentally scanned the whole scanner bed. This is what I got.There are no mistakes.

Lost Robot by Tom Gauld

Sez Tom:

I meant to scan just the robot to be part of an illustration but accidentally scanned the whole scanner bed. This is what I got.

There are no mistakes.

Apr 27, 2010
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