“To become truly immortal a work of art must escape all human limits; logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken it will enter the regions of childhood vision and dream.”

GEORGIO DE CHIRICO

“Beginning with audacity is a very great part of the art of painting”

WINSTON CHURCHILL

“Do not fail, as you go on, to draw something every day, for no matter how little it is, it will be well worth while, and it will do you a world of good”

Cennino Cennini

“If you understand a painting beforehand, you might as well not paint it.”

SALVADOR DALI

“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”

michelangelo

“I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.”

Diane Arbus

“Photography is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality”

Alfred Stieglitz

“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.”

NEIL GAIMAN

“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.”

Edgar Allan Poe

“Never worry about being obsessive. I like obsessive people. Obsessive people make great art.”

SUSAN SONTAG

“The great artist is the simplifier”

VINCENT VAN GOGH

“When we stop fearing failure, we start being artists”

ANN VOSKAMP

Art originates in experiment.

Quintilian

To require perfection is to invite paralysis.

David Bayles

“The artist is not a special kind of person; rather each person is a special kind of artist.”

— Ananda Coomaraswamy

“Art is a line around your thoughts.”

— Gustav Klimt

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.”

-Bob Ross

“If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.”

— Banksy