Some of my favorite quotes by artists...


“It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” -Andy Warhol 

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” - John W. Gardner 


“You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them all flat.” Pierre Auguste Renoir

"So you think you can put your finger on it, but you have only ten?  -Millicent Cummings


“Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.” John Olsen

“Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God.” Rembrandt


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso

Culture is the life blood of humanity -Millicent Cummings


“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” Vincent van Gogh

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.” -Pablo Picasso 


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

“There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.” Henry Moore 


“I wish they would only take me as I am.” Vincent Van Gogh

"I am an artist, I refuse to surrender who I am to anyone for any reason, even if it kills me". -Millicent Cummings