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Thursday Jan 29, 2004

Better is not Best

It was cold to the bone with snow and ice sculpting the landscape on the East Coast. I made it to my local Starbucks, got my cappuccino with the milk creamy as it should be, and then began work on my color pencil art piece.

Someone I hadn’t seen in months comes over to say hello and to see what I’m working on. He looks at my art and says: “Yeah, this one is better than the others.”

It’s time to clarify. Comparisons in art are traps.

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