We speak so often on the importance of self esteem, yet rarely do we acknowledge how it is obtained. Much like art, the importance lies in the process, not the result. Esteem isn't innate, it is built by overcoming challenges and learning how to cope with the inevitable failures that cross our paths. I am learning to look at life how I have always seen art and how I view creativity. I am adapting my mantra to fit my personal battles and not just my professional ones... it bears repeating:
Lisa Tyson Ennis 2006 Anenomoe x-ray, tin-type photograph A tin type is an historical photographic process in which light sensitive photographic emulsion is poured directly onto a sheet of metal and then exposed, creating a negative which appears positive when supported by a black background. This process was developed in 1851 by Frederick Scott Archer and was used extensively during the Civil War era. Each plate is an original, one of a kind piece.