Antoine-Louis Barye, Tiger Surprising an Antelope, 1857

Create vigorously

Vigor (noun) – strength, energy, or determination

This has never been a field for the weak or the timid.  This is neither the time nor the place to hesitate.  Fill your brush with strength, energy, and determination.

The greatest names have always held strong to our hearts.  Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Rodin.  All inspire something, some great feeling.  The names as words possess an energy unto themselves.  Just the mere mention straightens the spine and quickens the pulse.  As greatness should.

On a recent visit to the Dallas Museum of Art, my soul was nourished and I was reminded of vigor.

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