ME: fucking MATH
ME: it's pissing in my eyesocket!
Scott: the burning sensation is how you know it's working.
ME: But it's eating the inside of my braaaaiin!
Scott: it has to. it's making room to lay its math eggs.
On one hand, delicious liquid! On the other hand, further dehydration from exploding anus.
In other news my website is lost in the annoying void of DNS propagation after a server upgrade. So do not fret if damn near all my images are broken for another day or so.
1. When inspiration strikes, go for it then and there. If you're in a situation where you can drop everything and tap it, then by all means do it. Whatever you make with that moment of inspiration will be stronger than anything you'll make without it.
2. When you create happy accidents that can't be used for what you're doing but look cool anyways, take note of them. Write them down, take a picture, whatever so you can re-use them later. These come incredibly handy.
How often have I heard students say, "If I could just watch that man work, I'm sure I could get ahead!" Getting ahead does not happen that way. The only mystery, if such it may be called, is the personal interpretation of the individual artist. He himself probably does not known his own "secret." Fundamentals you must master, but you can never do so by watching another man paint. You have to reason them out for yourself. -Andrew Loomis
This sums up a lot of DVDs/workshops/videos I've seen.