Glenn Campbell's tweet archive, searching for "artist"

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1: 2018-02-14: On My Bucket List: Become a bohemian writer and visual artist, always on the move, caring little about material gain.
2: 2016-02-06: "I'm going to flout the boundaries of social media convention and use a black square for my profile pic," said the artist with no followers.
3: 2014-08-13: Society worships the actor who uttered the famous line but forgets the true artist who wrote it.
4: 2014-07-13: Rock 'n Roll Fact: The artist formerly known as the artist formerly known as.
5: 2014-03-29: 25 signs made funnier by guerilla artists.
6: 2014-01-29: Every great artist starts as an amateur who thinks his work is better than it is. He becomes great only because he keeps improving himself.
7: 2013-08-14: Now I'm no artist, but I think if I applied myself I could do a credible Jackson Pollock.
8: 2013-07-05: The most valuable artistic skill is viewing our own work with the same dispassion as the work of others.
9: 2013-05-22: The artist lies to you by showing you a restricted and distorted version of reality. Sometimes this is the best way to tell the truth.
10: 2013-05-06: @katebolick Sharp or Fuzzy? Criticism = if the work is good you say so. What does the gender of artist or reviewer have to do with it?
11: 2013-04-21: @lawnrocket needs to add background and header images to her Twitter home page. Understand she's an artist. Maybe she can artistificate it!
12: 2013-04-04: Understanding television (unknown artist)
13: 2013-03-23: A little gem of artistry and good humor. You'll feel good about following @lbtreiman
14: 2013-03-19: Artistic success is built from two ingredients: opportunity and quality. Opportunity is not entirely within your control, but quality is.
15: 2013-03-03: Visual effects artists can look at the big budget movie they helped produce and say, "I was a slave on that ship!"
16: 2013-02-27: RT @nytimes: A high-stakes fight is brewing between visual effects artists and movie studios that employ them
17: 2013-02-10: Great art does not have to be something the artist believes, but it must be something the audience does.
18: 2013-01-25: A common artistic affliction: He used to be creative. Now he's just repetitive.
19: 2013-01-25: The most important skill of an artist is grasping what is going on in the mind of the viewer.
20: 2013-01-23: If an artist has to explain what his work means then both he and the work have failed.
21: 2013-01-22: It is the responsibility of the artist to read the mind of his audience and move at their pace.
22: 2013-01-22: You can stretch the boundaries of an artistic medium but you cannot break them. If you do, the audience cannot digest your work.
23: 2013-01-20: Trauma is the secret energy source of most great artists.
24: 2013-01-18: Creativity is an individual pursuit. A team can contribute to the periphery of an artistic project but can't build its core.
25: 2013-01-17: Either you are a great artist or you are a support system for other artists. You can't be both.
26: 2013-01-15: Achieving artistic success is only half the problem. The other half is not flaming out and self-destructing once you get there.
27: 2012-12-18: .@mariarfin The book title is an unpronounceable symbol, like the artist formerly known as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.
28: 2012-12-16: Being a great artist is not just producing one great work but having a unique system of processing that consistently produces great work.
29: 2012-12-14: Interminable battle scene. I don't know who we're fighting or why, but there's a whole army of CG artists involved.
30: 2012-12-14: Less money demands more artistry. cc @edictive
31: 2012-12-13: All great art is an individual effort: the artist alone in his room. The surest way to kill it is to make it democratic.
32: 2012-12-13: Most artists with great technique will never be great artists because they cannot think backwards.
33: 2012-12-13: All great art is a process of reverse engineering. The audience views in the forward direction what the artist conceived backwards.
34: 2012-12-13: backfill artistry — n. artistic technique where you start with the most engaging part of your story and design the rest to get you there.
35: 2012-12-12: Filmmakers are easily distracted by the technical and visual artistry of film while all the audience remembers is the story and gags.
36: 2012-12-12: "Inventacon: The Movie" (my expanded treatment) A flamboyant con artist starts a religion.
37: 2012-11-29: "How to Become a Great Artist" - my new essay from Istanbul cc: @lawnrocket
38: 2012-11-29: The great artist can make great art even with inferior equipment. The novice buys the best equipment and still can't do it.
39: 2012-11-09: The case against legalizing pot: Drug abusers are excellent con artists. via @hysell
40: 2012-08-18: It is silly to call someone an "aspiring" writer or artist. Either you do it now with the tools you have or it's empty talk.
41: 2012-07-18: Half of being a great artist is having the guts to do it. The other half is—um—talent.
42: 2012-07-18: An expert is different than an artist. An expert knows everything about paints. A artist uses them and if he is good, makes you forget them.
43: 2012-07-10: There are plenty of people with artistic talent but only a few who can see through the fog of their own ego.
44: 2012-07-09: The danger in becoming a professional artist is you become so engaged in details that you stop seeing your work as the consumer does.
45: 2012-07-07: Great advice on storytelling ==> RT @WSJ: School of Plotting: A storyboard artist on "Brave" tweets storytelling tips:
46: 2012-07-01: Most professional photographers are staging artists. They can set up wedding photos, but they can't dive into chaos to find meaning.
47: 2012-06-30: Caesar crossing the Rubicon (Lucky an artist was there to record it!)
48: 2012-06-29: Artists with great technical skills are usually defeated by ego, which prevents them from seeing their own work as others do.
49: 2012-05-23: The risk in being a professional musician or artist is you get wrapped up in technical details and stop seeing the final product.
50: 2012-05-21: RT @KilroyCafe: Attention inventors, artists, dreamers: An idea is useless without means to execute it. True creativity is building with ...
51: 2012-05-01: Every great song or work of art has a mythology the artist didn't put there. The best thing the artist can do is shut up about it.
52: 2012-04-26: The most important skill in any artistic medium is being able to see your own work from afar, as though it was someone else's.
53: 2012-04-12: Every work of art must stand on its own, without the artist being present to declare how it should be interpreted.
54: 2012-03-25: The self-confidence you exude as an artist depends not just on your ability to say things but your willingness to remain silent.
55: 2012-03-07: An artist is a failure only when he becomes trapped in his own conundrums.
56: 2012-03-04: My bi-monthly movie: "The Artist" — Good experience!
57: 2012-01-20: When a creative artist becomes a celebrity spokesperson for a charitable cause, you know their creative days are behind them.
58: 2011-12-27: Many artists have great skills but nothing to say. BDL has plenty to say but never enough skills to do it.
59: 2011-12-16: A fatal flaw in any artist: An inability to absorb and process criticism.
60: 2011-12-06: A truly committed artist never retires but remains productive until his dying breath.
61: 2011-11-28: A "successful" artist (making money) should not be confused with a "great" one (remembered through the ages).
62: 2011-11-09: Former creative artist, now safely entombed in the formaldehyde of celebrity. Hasn't done anything memorable in years.
63: 2011-11-08: Maybe it's the latest incarnation of the artist formerly known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince.
64: 2011-10-27: The main thing standing between an artist and his best work is his own ego, which prevents him from seeing what's really there.
65: 2011-10-23: A great song is great regardless of who sings it, but when one artist nails it all the rest seem like fakers.
66: 2011-10-23: An artist's dedication to creativity isn't so impressive if he does enough of it to get rich and famous and then quits.
67: 2011-10-17: RT @leahjohnston (a clever photographic artist): Latest work: thinking about the idea of freedom”
68: 2011-10-04: .@xtinewu "New MJ Cirque du Soleil tour looks amazing!" <== Sometimes the best thing an artist can do for his career is get out of the way.
69: 2011-08-13: Narcissists can be con artists but more often they are victims, unable to discern the intent of others through the fog of their own needs.
70: 2011-08-12: The greatest artists are fakers.
71: 2011-08-04: Celebrity chefs are essentially bullshit artists with food instead of words.
72: 2011-07-06: The main thing that stands between the artist and his work is his own ego. "I made this so it must be perfect."
73: 2011-06-13: @princeboucher "bellarusian princess, entrepreneur, artist, and simply just an amazing person @NinelleEfremova” <== Good catch! A keeper!
74: 2011-05-20: The greatest enemy of the artist is his own ego, which prevents him from seeing his own work accurately.
75: 2011-05-01: "A true artist does not seek permission." @CrankyPappy
76: 2011-03-24: Benefits of the internet: instant, free information. Costs: gutting the livelihoods of writers and artists—so lower quality information.
77: 2011-03-15: @SrMaryNapalm "Edward De Bono's techniques can help anyone with structured creativity" <== Example, please! What great artist has it helped?
78: 2011-01-24: If you want to be an artist, you can't afford to wait for others to support you. Just seize whatever tools are available and do it!
79: 2011-01-07: Artistic maturity is trading trite and simplistic emotions for complex and layered ones.
80: 2011-01-02: Promotion can initially get an artistic work noticed, but only quality can make it last.
81: 2010-12-10: The world gives you two artistic choices: Either you do things well or you do them to make money.
82: 2010-11-25: The key to mastering any artistic medium is emotional detachment, because once your ego gets involved, you stop seeing what's there.
83: 2010-11-07: Great art is so graceful that it flows out of the artist almost effortlessly. His only skill is in recognizing it.
84: 2010-10-16: Anyone can surround themselves with the tools and technical skills of an artistic medium, but few are capable of real creativity.
85: 2010-10-03: In a great work of art, most of what you see in it was never put there by the artist.
86: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-19: Singers and voice artists: You don't have to fill a whole stadium with your voice, only the two inches between you and the microphone.
87: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-25: The only difference between luxury marketing and con artistry is legality. If done right, the mark doesn't even know he's been taken.
88: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-13: Attention inventors, artists, dreamers: An idea is useless without means to execute it. True creativity is building with the tools you have.
89: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-01: "Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does, the better." - Andréide via @tweetsayings
90: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-16: If you are a creative artist with a wide portfolio, one of your best career moves is to die. It has been the key to success for thousands!
91: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-13: Narcissists may become con artists but more often they are victims, because their understanding of the motives of others is so poor.
92: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-12: Most novelists are merely bullshit artists. Their work changes no one.
93: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-25: Great art is so graceful that it flows out of the artist almost effortlessly. His only skill is in recognizing it.
94: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-09: Pity the poor voiceover artist: doomed to read scripts he doesn't write, promoting products he doesn't use, as convincingly as possible.
95: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-06: Most music fans are motivated by their artist's story and what it represents, not the actual quality of the music.
96: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-04: In a great work of art, most of what you see in it was never put there by the artist.
97: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-24: NY Times: "For photographers and graphic artists, not a pretty picture out there"
98: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-26: The artistic world is filled with well-meaning fakers who slavishly learn a technical skill but never grasp how it should be used.
99: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-09: The best gauge of artistic maturity is a grasp of irony.
100: KilroyCafe: 2009-11-30: An artistic abomination: Christmas Rock! Arrrgh!
101: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-25: Anyone can surround themselves with the tools and technical skills of an artistic medium. Very few are capable of real creativity there.
102: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-23: The artist's greatest enemy is his own ego, which prevents him from seeing his work as the outside observer sees it.
103: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-22: Artistic maturity is the trading of trite and simplistic emotions for complex and layered ones.
104: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-16: Promotion can initially get an artistic product noticed, but only quality can make it last.
105: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-16: "It's all about the music, man!" Yes, the internal quality of the art. It's amazing how few "artists" have figured that out.
106: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-15: Real artists are rare. They are far outnumbered by pseudo-artists who know a medium but have nothing to say in it.
107: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-13: There is only one reason an artist would perform the same song over and over: money. Otherwise, they should be creating new songs.
108: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-11: It is usually claimed that Elvis was the greatest musical artist of the 20th Century. Bull! It was the Beatles! No question.
109: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-04: The world gives you two artistic choices: Either you do things well or you do them to make money. There is no middle ground.
110: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-22: "An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way." - Charles Bukowski
111: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-20: The essential element of any artistic medium is restriction. You are forced to condense your message into a small package.
112: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-20: When you break the restrictions of an artistic medium, the product goes to hell. You're just talking then. It's not art.
113: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-20: Why do singer-songwriters perform at all? They need the money! Committed artists would be creating new material, not rehashing the old.
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