Friday, January 25, 2008

Brit Watercolor Painting


Brit watercolor painting....
I love the expression on this dog's face....that look of expectancy.

Some thoughts on failure.... excerpted from "Failure is Written in Pencil" by David Ireland. He says there are seven benefits of failure. I'll just name the first here---it positions you for personal change.

"Average people become great achievers by properly processing their failures. One of Thomas Edison's assistants questioned him about his bewildering number of failures---fifty thousand failed experiments---before he succeeded with a new storage battery. Edison exclaimed, 'Results! Why man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know fifty thousand things that won't work.'"
"....It's easy to simply work harder; anyone can do it. However, great achievers learn from their failures so they can work smarter and more effectively."

2 comments:

Cat said...

WOW
that dog is so real !
i feel like i can go over and pet her

Shelly McC said...

Wow! This is stunning! I don't remeber seeing this one! Gorgeous work!!!!

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