I find many parallels between the writers' universe described in Stephen King's 'On Writing' and my own little painting world. This particular passage (On Writing, p.232) may as well be talking about my studio work :
In truth, I've found that any day's routine interruptions and distractions don't much hurt a work in progress and may actually help it in some ways. It is, after all, the dab of grit that seeps into an oyster's shell that makes the pearl, not pearl-making seminars with other oysters.
Artiste figuratif peignant principalement à l'acrylique; ses sujets préférés sont les figures (musiciens), les intérieurs et les paysages peints en plein air. /Figurative artist painting primarily in acrylic. His favorite subjects are figures (musicians), interiors and landscapes (plein air).