As we grow older, we realize just how limiting were our earlier conceptions. Art is something else. Art is fluid, transmutable, open-ended, never complete, and never perfect. Art is an event.
"Hands on" lets you know whether you can get your mind and abilities around your dreams. We think more inventively and originally when we're up to our elbows in the muck of our passion.
"Learning to focus and pay attention, if only for a short time, has been identified as a primary key to the development of human effectiveness."