Okay, obviously that title has a story behind it….
One person shared a story of taking singing lessons from an acclaimed voice teacher. She felt awkward and unsure of her abilities; he urged her to project and sing with power. Finally, in frustration, the teacher boomed with his heavy accent, “Woman! Assume the power of thy ample bosom!”
We rocked with laughter, but she said she heard the message. And she began to sing as if her life depended on it.
Because it does.
If you are not creating your art with the full force of your being, then you are robbing yourself–and your art–of vitality and authenticity.
Why is that important? (Hint: It will help your artist statement, too.) Tune in tomorrow for the second installment.