I Wish I Was A Hipster

I'm also trying to learn how to art over here: Start Art Challenge

Wishful thinking. Or, ways in which I waste time so as not to have to actually decide what I want to be when I grow up.
Recent Tweets @latizzielizzie
startartchallenge:

Husband makes me coffee, and I try to make art with the coffee.

I like coffee but I like art better.

startartchallenge:

Husband makes me coffee, and I try to make art with the coffee.

I like coffee but I like art better.

You have to stop believing that you need other people’s permission to be okay with yourself. That however you do or don’t align with what other people value determines your worth. That however the world does or doesn’t show you kindness is a direct reflection of how much you deserve it. You have to be kind to yourself. Even, and probably most especially, when it seems least deserved.

theartjournaler:

What if we could view {consider} long range plans & goals as coordinates on a map; dreams take time … do the next thing, and then then next after that. // All that is required is to do the next thing. 

We need beauty. But what right did I have, I kept asking myself, in a world so full of hell?
In his poem, “A Brief for the Defense,” Jack Gilbert attempted an answer. “We must risk delight,” he wrote. Life contains everything. Tear gas in Ferguson. Books read on the grass. Foley’s murder. Dancing in New Orleans, till sunrise blots the stars. We’re meat—fragile and finite. But joy is survival.

sosuperawesome:

Gemma Correll, on Tumblr

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Love her!

(via kateordie)

When we extend ourselves creatively, we often trigger an increased flow financially. -Julia Cameron
(via theartjournaler)

HAHAHAHAHA oh Julia, you’re funny.

The first piece of advice I have for people if they want to be a crazy artist like me is that companies are there to exploit you, and to extract as much labor out of you as possible while paying you as little money as possible. Always treat companies with intense cynicism and try to exploit them back as much as you can. The big mistake that will fuck you over in life is being a team player, because you’ll waste years and years of your life until you wake up one day having made some company a lot of money and having made yourself shit….they will just take your hard work and talent to make money for themselves and discard you when you’re no longer useful. So be very cynical.

suzeart:

Holy actual fuck.

Hello, self!

Young men need to be socialized in such a way that rape is as unthinkable to them as cannibalism.

Mary Pipher, Reviving Ophelia (via ohdreaming)

WHAT A RADICAL IDEA.

(via iwriteaboutfeminism)