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A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
- Michelangelo

Related topics: Art

Every good painter paints what he is.
- Jackson Pollock

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul,
and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas.
The canvas paints itself.
I'm just the middleman.
- Peter Max

 

Painting is a blind man's profession.
He paints not what he sees, but what he feels,
what he tells himself about what he has seen.
- Pablo Picasso

You know, if one paints someone's portrait,
one should not know him if possible.
- Otto Dix

Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images,
but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one.
- Eugenio Montale

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All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris.
Beauty paints and when it painted most,
I shot.
- Ernst Haas

The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden
of some idea or feeling off his mind.
- Max Nordau

When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
- Ellen Key

The riot isn't seen in the movie, but it is alluded to.
He has this one speech that gives a great sense of
texture and paints a picture of what was happening in Harlem then.
- Debbie Allen

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that
it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted.
This is the essence of academicism.
- Mark Rothko

A painter paints his pictures on canvas.
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
- Leopold Stokowski

Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.
- Adolf Hitler

I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world.
I don't think that's a painter's business.
He just paints paintings without a conscious reason.
- Jasper Johns

The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people.
Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency
or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture.
- Sherrod Brown

There is nothing that special to see when looking at me.
I'm a painter who paints day in day out,
from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes,
more rarely portraits.
- Gustav Klimt

A painter paints the appearance of things,
not their objective correctness, in fact he creates
new appearances of things.
- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Painting is self-discovery.
Every good artist paints what he is.
- Jackson Pollock

Frost is the greatest artist in our clime -
he paints in nature and describes in rime.
- Thomas Hood

White...
is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing,
as fierce as red, as definite as black...
God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously,
I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security
and coming to the end of the road,
they jolted me.
And that was good.
Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting
around for the rest of my life.
So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it.
- Norman Rockwell

My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer,
who has been painting for many years.
Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings,
paints, easels and art books does have an effect.
- John Dyer

A strange thing is memory, and hope;
one looks backward,
and the other forward; one is of today,
the other of tomorrow.
Memory is history recorded in our brain,
memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
- Grandma Moses

The painter...
does not fit the paints to the world.
He most certainly does not fit the world to himself.
He fits himself to the paint.
The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents.
- Annie Dillard

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Paint Your Life In Bold Colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

Today is my day to paint in bold colors,
set today's rhythm with my heart-drum,
walk today's march with courage,
create today as my celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to paint life in bold colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be an Original, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat, dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Paint My Life In Bold Colors.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I boldly paint my dreams upon the canvas of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
- Pablo Picasso

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't paint things.
I only paint the difference between things.
- Henri Matisse

I paint with shapes.
- Alexander Calder

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,'
then by all means paint,
and that voice will be silenced.
- Vincent Van Gogh

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,
you could not ignore its beauty.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
- Honore de Balzac

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word -
religion.
Then I go out and paint the stars.
- Vincent Van Gogh

The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes,
foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.
- Tony Snow

I have improved the way in which I paint.
The colours are cleaner and there is more energy in the brush work.
- John Dyer

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy.
A lot of comic books are very literate -
unlike most films.
- Alan Moore

I'll never have enough time to paint all the pictures I'd like to.
- Norman Rockwell

A musician must make music, an artist must paint,
a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
- Abraham Maslow

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone,
because I am the person I know best.
- Frida Kahlo

I want paint to work as flesh.
- Lucian Freud

Why talk when you can paint?
- Milton Avery

All that is necessary to paint well is to be sincere.
- Maurice Denis

Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor
probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things -
to write,
to play music, to paint, to cook.
- Minnie Driver

If only someone else could paint what I see,
it would be marvellous, because then I wouldn't have to paint at all.
- Alberto Giacometti

I just think that it's maybe fashionable today to try
to take individual actions and individual failures
and take the broadest possible brush and try to paint a company.
- Lee Scott

Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly
has not any connection with originality.
This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions.
- Thomas Couture

There is only one true thing: instantly paint what you see.
When you've got it, you've got it.
When you haven't, you begin again.
All the rest is humbug.
- Edouard Manet

The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
- Pablo Picasso

Why should I paint dead fish, onions and beer glasses?
Girls are so much prettier.
- Marie Laurencin

An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.
- Willem de Kooning

It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and
do something other than paint,
considering that one may not wake up the following morning.
- Frank Auerbach

Sometimes I really want to paint somebody and I don't
get a photograph that I want to work from.
- Chuck Close

It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
- Henri Matisse

It really is a day job, and it also seems to have virtually
disappeared-with no remorse,
really.
It gives me more time to paint.
- Martin Mull

Some people like to paint trees.
I like to paint love.
I find it more meaningful than painting trees.
- Robert Indiana

I decided that what I really wanted to do was go off and paint.
- Jim Henson

Art doesn't feed me or fill the void when I am not working.
If I haven't worked for six months, I can't paint.
- Rod Taylor

I make movies just as painters paint:
I work where I can.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

It depends on where you put the paint,
not how much you splash on.
- Julian Eltinge

I get to experiment with a lot of looks with my character
so that's really fun for me.
It's like getting to paint a new canvas everyday.
- Sophia Bush


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