ARTISTS HELPING ARTISTS
When I was a small boy, I saw the Agony and the Ecstasy was on TV. I sat with grandmother as Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel, flat on his back. I was in awe watching how art was created. As we sat on the couch, she said to me, “he was on his back, for years, and in great agony and pain to create some of the worlds most beautiful works of art.” It was at that moment I learned about the ecstasy of creating art comes from agony. I learned about the creative process. I learned what it's like to make art for clients. That I still remember this story four decades later is a testament to it’s power.
A short story