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Can We Really Know What Goes On in Our Brains?

24 days ago   |   By Gurney Journey

Lars Ickenroth left a long and thoughtful comment after my last video , and I'll share it here, along with my response below:
"Probably the most important topic and video on painting. Question to Mr. Gurney: does language-based thinking versus visual thinking play a role in your processes? For me these are two identifiable modes when working: automatic and analytic. A lot of my process starts with this enthusiasm supported by a semi-automatic engine that has been cultivated over the years. But when there's resistance - either from the mind not being focused or concrete visual problems that...
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