Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Do Easy


DE is a way of doing. It is a way of doing everything you do. DE simply means doing whatever you do in the easiest most relaxed way you can manage which is also the quickest and most efficient way, as you will find as you advance in DE.

You can start right now tidying up your flat, moving furniture or books, washing dishes, making tea, sorting papers. Consider the weight of objects exactly how much force is needed to get the object from here to there. Consider its shape and texture and function where exactly does it belong. Use just the amount of force necessary to get the object from here to there. Don't fumble, jerk, grab an object. Drop cool possessive fingers onto it like a gentle old cop making a soft arrest. Guide the dustpan lightly to the floor as if you were landing a plane. When you touch an object weigh it with your fingers, feel your fingers on the object, the skin, blood, muscles, tendons of you hand and arm. Consider these extensions of yourself...(continued)

1 comment:

chrisallison said...

AWESOME job on the short, Kenny! Cool shots, funny gag, and ends on a real upper. Can't wait to see the others.

Tons of gold since I've checked out your blog last. Lesson one is a phenomenal ink job and I really like the solid draftsmanship. Sometimes I feel like that... thing. Usually on Mondays.

You rule!