Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech.
Each painting has its own way of evolving...When the painting is finished, the subject reaveals itself.
Never buy four C-plus paintings when you can buy one A.
I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc.
Through a painting we can see the whole world.
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
Painting completed my life.
Nature engenders the science of painting.
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.
If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.
I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own.
Paint the essential character of things.
Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
—E. O. Wilson
I don't paint to live, I live to paint.
—Willem de Kooning