“Hitler and the Hard Thing”
Archived from the now defunct guildcreatives.com website
Check this quote out:
You know, Hitler wanted to be an artist. At eighteen he took his inheritance, seven hundred kronen, and moved to Vienna to live and study. He applied to the Academy of Fine Arts and later to the School of Architecture. Ever seen one of his paintings? Neither have I. Resistance beat him. Call it overstatement but I’ll say it anyway: it was easier for Hitler to start World War II than it was for him to face a blank square of canvas.
Oof … “it was easier for Hitler to start World War II than it was for him to face a blank square of canvas.”
What is the hard thing you’re having trouble facing?
What are you destroying instead of creating?
What dream are you drowning?
If you’ve read this book I’d love to hear your thoughts below or tweet at me or something.
If you haven’t consider yourself invited to read along with me.
Oh and I just blogged about one of the most productive artists I know over on the Forefront blog.