Chuck Close on Inspiration

There are no mystical creative forces, only hard work.

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.”
- Chuck Close

Self-portrait 1997, oil on canvas.

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Douglas Giles, PhD

Douglas Giles, PhD

Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.