Have you ever considered throwing in the towel, parking yourself in the desert, in the middle of nowhere, where you can live for free and pursue your art?
If you did, you might end up like this
crazy dude extremely creative artist who built Salvation Mountain. It’s an art installation made out of adobe, straw and paint – thousands and thousands of gallons of paint.
He paints cars too.
In fact, everything there is painted!
Salvation Mountain is built in “The Slabs” which is an old World War II marine barracks near Niland, California. All that is left of the barracks now is some concrete slabs. You can camp there for free and if you visit you will find everything from people who have been hippies for decades to people with hundred thousand dollar RV’s equipped with solar panels all camping for free in the desert.
It’s really something to see.
What do you think? Could you live in the desert and paint for years on end? You know, I think I could