葛飾北斎 or the old man mad about art

From around the age of six, I had the habit of sketching from life. I became an artist, and from fifty on began producing works that won some reputation, but nothing I did before the age of seventy was worthy of attention. At seventy-three, I began to grasp the structures of birds and beasts, insects and fish, and of the way plants grow. If I go on trying, I will surely understand them still better by the time I am eighty-six, so that by ninety I will have penetrated to their essential nature. At one hundred, I may well have a positively divine understanding of them, while at one hundred and thirty, forty, or more I will have reached the stage where every dot and every stroke I paint will be alive. May Heaven, that grants long life, give me the chance to prove that this is no lie.

Katsushika Hokusai

But we the members of Club de fans de Allan Dwan que detestan profundamente Dirigido por… could not care less, for there is no cure for our secret love for Leelee Sobieski.

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About Damien Redrum

I was born under the influence. Exactly.
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