“…freedom of expression unites all people towards a deeper appreciation of our own intrinsic sacredness, hence clarifying our place in the world amongst all other manifestations of life.”
Category: Quotes From The Art Life
“Try your painting out for value by taking a digital image, and then, in a paint program of your choice, adjust the colors to grey tones. Black and white, etc. will tell you how your values are holding up, and also teach you how values differ between each color.”
“I was rejected…After a day feeling sorry for myself, there followed a very productive couple of weeks…it will be easier now.”
It’s hard to start off with a winner and then have a run of…failures afterward. You can get spoiled into laziness and (a) bad attitude.
“If you quit after ten or forty days, you will NEVER get to the good days.”
“My journal…contains all my ideas and is invaluable to me. I keep all of them, dating back to college days and before. But it’s easier said than done–taking your book with you wherever you go. Ever had a brainstorm in the bath?”
“I have begun to recognize that an artist stakes his(her) life on the work. The work at hand is transformation and the will, courage, skill, and daring it takes to do that. In very real terms, the actions an artist takes (in) paint are as irreversible as actions taken on...
“I think it’s fun to look at a finished work and see things I never planned, but seem to appear within the framework of the abstract.”