What is Beauty?

Whatever is beautiful at all is beautiful in itself. Its beauty ends there, and praise has no part in it. Nothing is the better or the worse for being praised. Thus true beauty needs nothing beyond itself, any more than law, or truth, or kindness, or honor. For none of these gets a single grace …

Sketchbooking

This may seem like a new topic for my posts, but I wanted to share something philosophical without cluttering up my Art page HERE. For me, a sketchbook seems to serve three purposes. First, it’s a place where I can put to paper visual ideas and try out drawing things I’ve never attempted before, perhaps …