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Letter "P" » Painting
«Do not help the quick moneymakers who have delusions about taking possession of classics by smearing them with paint.»
«Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.»
Author: Henry Ward Beecher
, brush up
, dip into
, paint a picture
«Cubism is like standing at a certain point on a mountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view.»
«Every good picture leaves the painter eager to start again, unsatisfied, inspired by the rich mine in which he is working, hoping for more energy, more vitality, more time - condemned to painting for life.»
«For an impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations»
«He paints for the blind, and we are the blind, and he lets us see for sure what we saw long ago but weren't sure we saw. He paints for the dead, to remind us that - great good God, think of it - we're alive ...»
«How vain is painting, which is admired for reproducing the likeness of things whose originals are not admired.»
«Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.»
«Everyone wants to understand painting. Why is there no attempt to understand the song of the birds?»
«I've been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it.»
Author: Stephen Wright
, abstract painting
, a lot
, brush up
, think about