Friday, May 20, 2011

"les chiens aboient, la caravane passe" / the dogs bark, the caravan passes

(which means, as the French would say, "let the world say what it will").

Virginia Woolf wrote (in A Room of One's Own, I think) that the world is filled with those who have "minded beyond reason the opinions of others." It is good to mind within reason, but too often, we artists do mind "beyond." So, with the French, I say les chiens aboient, la caravane passe.

I am joining in with the Art House Sketchbook Project 2012, because I will draw for it, and keep drawing, and I have begun to sketch each page from quotes or proverbs or idioms, as with this:

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