Do a lot of work

A friend of a friend shared this on Facebook last week and it really struck a cord with me and so many other creatives that I just had to share it here.

And of coures, I had to take a step further and did a search to see if I could find a video of Ira actually saying this quote. So here it is:

I love the hard core truth of it all. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve set out to create something and had this amazing idea of what I wanted “it” to look like in my head. I could see it perfectly but couldn’t get that vision from my head down on paper. It can be quite frustrating, never mind heartbreaking. Thank goodness I don’t get discouraged easily (or when I do at least it’s not for too long).

It’s taken me 35 years and I finally feel like I’m getting closer to getting those images that I see in my head out into the world. Sometimes I get it spot on, sometimes I don’t and have to start over.


The objective is always the same to be able to consistently get the ideas and vision from my head into the physical world. It’s no easy task, but I’m definitely fighting my way through.

  1. Wonderful post Cindy Ann! What terrific words of encouragement and wisdom. I'm happy you found that video clip. Hearing Ira's words made his message come through even better. Thanks!

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