Artist Demotivational:  Germans believe that you can walk everywhere no matter what the distance and this mentality extends to buying art.  They want to see if you can walk the distance so stop whinging that they don’t buy your art, strap on your sturdy practical walking shoes and show them that you can trek with the best of them and make the distance.

Entrepreneurial motivation:  Germans are practical, methodical and willing to sacrifice a bit of comfort for their health.   How about creating a better pair of walking shoes with replaceable soles that don’t look like ugly old lady shoes.   Germans will buy walking shoes because they have lots of places within walking distance.

I once asked a German what would be the German translation of walking distance and they told me that Germans do not have that phrase because everything is within walking distance.   Today, go outside and walk in a different direction and see if you find some new composition or motivation to create a piece of artwork.   Share with me how it makes you feel to go in a different direction.  I walked in a different direction today and found a fountain of rust.  Here you go. My treat.

Written by Emmy Horstkamp

Hi, my name is Emmy and I live in Munich, Germany. If you want to know about art me visit my art page www.emmyhorstkamp.com or visit me in Munich, Germany