How to be an artist:
Stay loose. Learn to watch snails. Plant impossible gardens.
Invite someone dangerous to tea. Make little signs that say "Yes!"
and post them all over your house. Make friends with freedom and
uncertainty. Look forward to dreams. Cry during movies. Swing as
high as you can on a swing set, by moonlight. Cultivate moods.
Refuse to be responsible. Do it for love. Take lots of naps. Give
money away. Do it now. The money will follow. Believe in magic.
Laugh a lot. Celebrate every gorgeous moment. Take moonbaths.
Have wild imaginings, transformative dreams, and perfect calm.
Draw on the walls. Read everyday. Imagine yourself magic. Giggle
with children. Listen to old people. Open up. Dive in. Be free. Bless
yourself. Drive away fear. Play with everything. Entertain your inner
child. You are innocent. Build a fort with blankets. Get wet.
Hug trees. Write love letters.
P.S. I probably wouldn't invite someone dangerous to tea