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Perfectly Imperfect Art

  "Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." ~Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) While it's not everyone's cup of tea, abstract art is my favorite style of art, and one of the many reasons I love it so much is that there are few rules to making it.  It doesn't matter if the piece is imperfect.  There are no judgments.  It can be made intuitively and it flows from the very core of our being. There is little in the way of planning when I sit down to create art.  I don't think very much about it, I just do it.  When I make fractals, I use a lot of trial and error.  When I make more traditional forms of digital art, I let my instincts guide me.  I explore, experiment, and play.  It is this method that helps me the most, mentally. I really don't have any goals in mind when I create.  I make art for the purpose of making art.  It is the creation of it that gives me the most benefits.  Secondary to that, I like sharing my ar