I came across this today as part of my research into intuition –
A quote from Pablo Picasso, from a series of conversations with the great Hungarian photographer, Brassai:
“To know what you’re going to draw, you have to begin drawing… When I find myself facing a blank page, that’s always going through my head. What I capture in spite of myself interests me more than my own ideas.
Ideas are simply starting points. I can rarely set them down as they come to my mind. As soon as I start to work, others well up in my pen.”
I find this a fascinating way of looking at the creative process. And it’s a method I’m using in making my film on intuition. I’m following my intuition.
Here is a piece I recorded in Dharamsala –