Yes, I know, I haven't blogged for a while.....but, I have to say quite honestly I have been totally immersed in my work, which is a good thing! The balancing act of study, work, play has been challenging. I still love to play, but need to work so as I can play, and then of course I must study. Things I have been doing over the last few weeks involve a lot of looking. That is, looking at images, reading, critiquing, standing back....being objective, taking away the subjective....not that easy! I have been reading 'Percept, affect and concept' from What is philosophy? There's a lot of heavy reading in this chapter but what I got out of it, is that there are three elements of art.....the 'flesh', the 'house' and the 'universe'. I'm not going to go into it just now, but I dare you to! It's made me think of a work of art in a whole different way....something like the way we think of life itself, what is real, what is a living thing? Is art a living thing? It is all so 'beautifully big!'