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I Am Fascinated By The Mind Of An Artist

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    Whether I am reading a novel, admiring paintings, appreciating sketches, or simply approving of another of God's creation I find myself wondering what the inspiration was behind it. I wonder whether a deep pain caused them to create in the way that they did or an overwhelming...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    I have seen many comments from individuals about being open-minded. It seems to be a contest as they proclaim they are more open minded than you or than the public at large. Since...
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    When you are open minded I am willing to listen to anything that you want and need anything and it stays with me and only me. I can only tell you trust me or forget this message...
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    I remember to much of this life and it's been bad, for years. I wish that Retcon Amnesia pill from Torchwood existed so I can just wipe out every little interaction, relationship...
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    I can't sleep. I am always stuck thinking about the same things over and over again. The things I have messed up, frustration over my inability to speak my mind, and my will to...
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    A little art tear sheds inside of me every time I see people w/ their Copic Sketch markers. I'm so jelly! 😭 -The Broke Artist
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    Photography is my outlet, I pour my soul into my work. (Cover photo is mine) I put everything I have into it. Photo is the joke of the art department "it's not real art" "it's...
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    The notion of being 'open minded' about everything just seems silly to me. I have certain beliefs, principles and routines I'll stick to no matter what, as well as things I would...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    People better learn the real meaning of "Open-mindedness" before they say "I'm open-minded". Well, you do know that you can't say no to this because learning is another...
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    I start with a line to break it down I never know what my art will be when its started art is about self intuition being mindful of what youre body soul and mind can speak its the...
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    If anyone needs advice on something i will gladly think on the problem and give the most serious answer i can. I have an interest in human behavior, have spoken with many people...
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    A mind that is too opened questions its first train of thought. Curiosity is the cause. Curiosity has no right or wrong, you just deal with the end result. A too opened mind can...
    ThePopeVino ThePopeVino 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think how artists 'see' can be compared to this emoji: xD . I used to think it was just the letters ''x'' and ''D'' and it didn't make sense, but then one day I saw it was a face...
    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been posing naked for male artists via skype and *********** several times for them. I feel I can carry on with this so if someone wants to sketch or paint, I would love to...
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    I've been thinking hard about the things I truly want when it comes to someone in my life. It all boils down to that I want..... to find someone I can trust enough, connect with...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Very. I think most humans are illogical. I love to spy on people, and take notes. Like, for example, I will literally hide behind a couch or beside a bed and record stuff or take...
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    I'm an artist, I know this because I'm good with a pencil when I give anything effort in drawing, I hope to be one of the greats in photography and drawing, but I know I'm already...
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    I have close experiences with it because I live in a small town. I hate it because it's such a penetrating problem. It really screws with your life because, for whatever reason...
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    What are your opinions on art that is created using only a computer? I know many find it to be not 'art' at all, and am curious as to what EP artists think.I much prefer creating...
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    And she calls herself a Christian woman? SMH!!!!!! Some people I'm glad I just don't "get." Sick in the mind.....AND the heart!
    PassionSeeker38 PassionSeeker38 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I love how well my friends know me. They know my day is off when I'm wearing matching socks. And they'll notice I am not myself when I'm wearing jeans. They take notice if the...
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    Your Mind is Red - Of all the mind types, yours is the most impulsive. If you think it, you do it. And you can get the bug to pursue almost any passion. Your thoughts are big...
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    And the thing is so many people who say their open minded they really aren't . Just because someone has a different mind set because they have a different lifestyle than you doesn...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 25

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    Willy's the one I call on, for car maintenance, (after my husband died). In the eyes of people, he was strong; successful. He had a gf, Florie, a homely woman, but an ideal...
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    I'm very open minded but I'm so tired of people telling me to be open minded about everything, specially things you should not be open minded about like an affairs or abuse or...
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    the truely open mind would be completely free of biases as the more one learns the more compassionate , understanding and patient one would become. its quite funny how open mind...
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    I am an artist at heart. What I lack in talent I make up for in heart. I adore creation, our ability to make things. My favourite material is joy. I love to put smiles on the...
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    Everyone in my family is an artist actually lol.
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    Empty pages waiting for a story to be written, bear your soul into every page, pour your heart into every word. Beyond the painting, behind every word tells the pain, joy tears no...
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    I don't share much...but I've always been an artist at heart...that much I do know.
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    I really want to be a furry artist but im kinda having trouble with the eyes and hair, bit of muzzles and tails too. Ill keep trying, anyone got any tips?
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