"Go to the Limits of Your Longing"
by Rainer Marie Rilke

God speaks to each of us as he makes us,
then walks with us silently out of the night.

These are the words we dimly hear:

You, sent out beyond your recall,
go to the limits of your longing.
Embody me.

Flare up like a flame
and make…


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We’re going back to the basics this week with LA-based artist Robyn O’Neil’s lesson in the figure-ground relationship: Draw a Psychological Landscape. 


1. Get a piece of paper and something to draw with. 

2. Create a ground on your picture plane.

3. Populate the ground with figures and give them human-like characteristics.

4. Upload it using #theartassignment

5. Fame and glory. (Your work might be featured in an upcoming video.)

Learn more about Robyn’s work here, and follow her on twitter!

Mentions include: Bob RossAlbert Bierstadt, Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams, and the Chauvet Cave paintings

hurray for art!!!!!!!!

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