As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.
Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.
Drawing is based upon perspective, which is nothing else than a thorough knowledge of the function of the eye.
Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.
To learn to draw is to draw and draw and draw.
The tongue like a sharp knife ... Kills without drawing blood.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
Never draw anything you can copy, never copy anything you can trace, never trace anything you can cut out and paste up.
A line is a dot that went for a walk.
I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
A drawing a day keeps the cobwebs away.
Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.
I was aware that the teaching of drawing was being stopped almost 30 years ago. And I always said, 'The teaching of drawing is the teaching of looking.' A lot of people don't look very hard.
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.
Drawing is the cornerstone of the graphic, plastic arts. Drawing is the coordination of line, tone, and color symbols into formations that express the artist's thought.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Drawing is not following a line on the model, it is drawing your sense of the thing.
It is not bright colors but good drawing that makes figures beautiful.
Drawing includes three and a half quarters of the content of painting... Drawing contains everything, except the hue
I have learned that what I have not drawn, I have never really seen
Drawing is the probity of art. To draw does not mean simply to reproduce contours; drawing does not consist merely of line: drawing is also expression, the inner form, the plane, the modeling. See what remains after that.
The tattoo can only exist as part of the skin, as a drawing always is an incision in the material and therefore cannot be parted from it.
There are many ways to draw beautifully. It's important to let the drawing be an investigation and sometimes, in order to investigate, you need to go off the path.
The very act of drawing an object, however badly, swiftly takes the drawer from a woolly sense of what the object looks like to a precise awareness of its component parts and particularities.
You can only learn to paint by drawing, for drawing is a way of reserving a place for color in advance.
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