Chuck Close on Inspiration

"Inspiration is for amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work."

Chuck Close, American Painter

Keeping it short and sweet this week. I've had this quote written down in my iPhone for a couple of years now. It's something I think about often and the more and more I think about it, the more true I find it to be. 

You can spend your time running around on the open field waiting for the bolt of lightning to strike you or you can sit down at your desk, put your nose to the grindstone, and get to work.

I hope you have a great week.

Keep making great art.

If you have any questions or comments about this quote or my thoughts, I'd love to hear from you! Email me danielpatricksimmons@me.com and we can connect!