“When people look slowly at a piece of art they make discoveries. The most important discovery they make is that they can see and experience art without an expert (or expertise). And that’s an exciting discovery. It unlocks passion and creativity and helps to create more art fans.” Slow art day website
Read more about slow art day if you can, but today find a favourite painting online and take 20 minutes to sit with it away from notifications and other distractions. Did you meet impatience? Did you meet relaxation? or both? For most people initial impatience gives way to calm, if you make a commitment to yourself to stay with your painting for the full 20 minutes. Set a timer!
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This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds78 Slow down you look too fast! (Sep 16, 2015)
• #tds537 Slow down you look too fast! (Dec 18, 2016)
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