Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday Inspiration: JMW Turner sketchbook

The sketch hunter moves through life as he finds it, not passing negligently the things he loves, but stopping to know them, and to note them down in the shorthand of his sketchbook. ~Robert Henri

Joseph Mallord William Turner
Color Study: The Burning of the Houses of Parliament,1834

I keep an idea journal, that is full of words, thoughts, and the occasional sketch.  And artists like JMW Turner kept wonderful sketchbooks, full of everything from scenes observed to studies of later studio paintings.

Do you have a place where you store your thoughts, dreams, and observations?  

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