Contrary to the modernist dogma, painting is a brainy activity. Thinking, in my view, is always welcome at the easel. (Paul deMarrais)
sometimes think we undo ourselves by thinking we must do better. It seems to invalidate what we have already done. (Anne Copeland)
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing. (Marc Chagall)
The mind may be reluctant to think properly when thinking is all it is supposed to do; the task can be as paralysing as having to...
Too much thinking can tire the mind. The trick is to learn when to stop thinking and to begin work. (Moncy Barbour)
The soul never thinks without a picture. (Aristotle)
I have always believed in responding creatively to the maximum range of visual stimuli, for perhaps to do otherwise would be to inhibit an artist's potential...
Evolution of the art reflects the evolution of the person. After dramatic developments in the artist's life, the art will reflect the changes. (unknown)
Creativity is not scatology on the walls of a staid, trying-to-be-hip national institution. Innovation comes from the edge, not the centre. (Bette Laughy)
Innovation - any new idea - by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be...
The process itself is stronger than we are. (Haim Mizrahi)
During every really creative act, the artist finds himself homeless. To overcome this state he has to call up his last reserves of strength. (Asger John)