Alice in Wonderland

If you're looking at a pure commentary on the creative process and what the mind of an artist looks like, watch Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. When Alice falls into the hole, the audience enters her dreams, her imagination, in its untamed form. This is where an artist begins. As Alice discovers, and as every artist discovers, this world must be tamed. She constantly tells herself, "This is my dream!" and this allows her to take control of her dream. Only in doing this does she complete the story as it was meant to be completed. As Madeleine L'engle would say, it is a story of pure "chaos to cosmos" (from Walking on Water).

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