Inspiring Artistic Views

"To See with New Eyes"

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Quotes from Artists and Others


"How rich art is; if one can only remember what one has seen, one is never without food for thought 

or truly lonely, never alone." "

Vincent Van Gogh

"I waited until the idea took shape, until the arrangement and composition of the motif little by little

 had inscribed themselves in my brain...I resolved to act, and I acted."

Claude Monet, on painting with cataracts and limited visual powers.

Dreaming with his eyes Open.

said about Diego Rivera, book by Patrick Marnham


"Those who lose dreaming are lost."

Australian Aboriginal proverb

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."

Pablo Picasso

"Well we start out in our lives as little children, full of light and the clearest vision."

Brenda Ueland
Painting with dragonfly and peonies



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