Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Select only things to steal that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
Great art picks up where nature ends.
Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul.
The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
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