Start with the people around you—portraits really– that could stir many a painter’s imagination. Have you ever estimated how many portraits you see each day?
ILLUSTRATIONS—Everyday Portraits — Jarnefelt, Portrait of the Artist’s Son
How about the mall or other shopping center? Have you thought how many visual stimuli impact your senses? Pretend, for a moment that you are touring a museum, full of an incredible range of colors and shapes, patterns and designs, all expertly lighted and attractively displayed.
ILLUSTRATION—Shopping — Pentagon City Mall photograph
And don’t forget the environment of your office!