"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horrowitz



"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child." - Picasso



"Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels." - Picasso



"Art is the elimination of the unnecessary." - Picasso



"To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic." - Picasso

"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality." - Picasso



"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni



"Don't let fear betray your passion." - Unknown



"You are lost the instant you know what the result will be." - Juan Gris



"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

 

"Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark. Agnes de Mille



Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. - Eugene Delacroix

"A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind." - Albert Sent-Gyorgyi

There's no shortage of wisdom from the Masters that have paved the way before us. Here are several short but insightful quotes that resonate, inspire, and affirm the path I feel I am on as an artist:

 WORDS TO LIVE BY 

"Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels." - Picasso

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child." - Picasso

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." - Eugene Delacroix

"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality." - Picasso

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horrowitz

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." - Eugene Delacroix

"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality." - Picasso

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child." - Picasso

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horrowitz

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." - Eugene Delacroix

"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality." - Picasso

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child." - Picasso

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horrowitz

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." - Eugene Delacroix

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child." - Picasso

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horrowitz

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." - Eugene Delacroix

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child." - Picasso

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horrowitz

"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything." - Eugene Delacroix

"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality." - Picasso

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni

"The function of the creative artist consists of making laws, not in following laws already made."  - Ferruccio Busoni