A mentor is a guide, someone who can show us the path to follow to be who we want to be and do what we want to do. Alain Briot has the story

If anyone could be Monet, Picasso, Dali, Adams, Weston, or whoever your favorite artist is, wouldn’t that make these artists commonplace? Wouldn’t it make their contribution, their achievements, their oeuvre in short, meaningless? Would it make them like the rest of us and would they lose their aura? In other words, is art the function of a personal disposition and of intangible elements that cannot be taught, or is it the result of a fruitful environment? For me the answer is that art is the outcome of both. However, of the two, provided that one has an interest in the arts and the desire to make art, it is the …

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Alain Briot creates fine art photographs, teaches workshops and offers DVD tutorials. Alain’s three books are available as printed books on and as eBooks on his website.

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