“Aren’t the clouds beautiful? They look like big balls of cotton… I could just lie here all day, and watch them drift by… If you use your imagination, you can see lots of things in the cloud formations… What do you think you see, Linus?”
“Well, those clouds up there look like the map of the British Honduras on the Caribbean…
That cloud up there looks a little like the profile of Thomas Eakins, the famous painter and sculptor… And that group of clouds over there gives me the impression of the stoning of Stephen… I can see the apostle Paul standing there to one side…”
“Uh huh… That’s very good… What do you see in the clouds, Charlie Brown?”
“Well, I was going to say I saw a ducky and a horsie, but I changed my mind!”
― Charles M. Schulz,
I went to an art Galerie with the ladies yesterday and I felt exactly like Charlie Brown. They looked at the pictures and saw British Honduras and the Caribbean, while I saw a ducky and somewhere in the distance perhaps it could have been a horse.
Paintings with color splashes, I just don’t get it. Give me something to work with, not just a sprinkle of color. I went to the bar and got me a Mimosa, it helped a bit with my imagination, but not much. A ducky is a ducky. 🙂