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"You have to learn how to breathe and how to be quiet. Then you can achieve stillness. You have to learn to trust the universe that holds you. It is then that you can see what is placed before you.

My work comes from a believe in the thing itself, the egg or feather. I make art from a very meditative place; it is not a struggle. I have personal inner struggles because life is hard. 
[[image 11]] where I struggle. I never know
[[image 1]] like until it is finished, and
[[image 1]] like what it is--my love for
[[image 1]] ing with."

[[image 1]] d by Brett Bartlett Misiura in
[[image 1]] Art of Respect," New Choices for the Best
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