Lament for indolent artists everywhere

June 20, 2008 at 7:18 pm | Posted in Thoughts | Leave a comment
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covers

Pretty, aren’t they? Yet only one of the above is truly homemade, and that would be the one on the bottom right. Took quite some time making it, and I particularly loved the contrast provided by dividing it in blue and black. Was quite proud of myself upon completion, and still am. I still remember the many hours spent looking for suitable ingredients… but it was well worth the hard work.

And now look at the others. Pretty things, are they not? Barely any effort required to design any of them. Just cut out some pictures from the newspaper and slipped them into the covers. The ease of it is wonderful, yet… perplexing. This is the effect of mass media on we artists, especially those consumed by sloth.

An essay on laziness should be kept short. So here shall I end, and go back to sleep once more…

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