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Posts tagged "mistakes"
Apr 25, 2014
I like to see wet ink. A computer leaves me unable to do what I live for: to find something unexpected.
Dec 18, 2013
You go diving for pearls every night but sometimes you end up with clams.
Sep 03, 2013
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!”
There’s no such thing as a mistake. A mistake is only an opportunity to do something else.
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…
Oct 04, 2012
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
Jun 09, 2010
Apr 27, 2010
» Happy 30th birthday, Post-it notes
The Guardian talks to Geoff Nicholson, the guy at 3M who pushed Post-it notes:
One final burning question: why canary yellow? “There just happened to be some yellow scrap paper in the lab. Creativity and inspiration are when you see an accident and recognise its value.”
Filed under: Post-it notes.
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