aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance
of things, but their inward significance.
artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints
his own nature into his pictures.
the dawn of time, humans have turned to stories
to help them understand the world. When they're
working at their highest purpose, stories open
us up to a more compassionate view of one another.
-- Shannon Cain
art is characterized by an irresistible urge in
the creative artist.