“Life is one great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”

Danny Kayl


“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.”

André Gide


“Listen carefully to first criticisms made of your work.

Note just what it is about your work that critics don’t like – then cultivate it.

That’s the only part of your work that’s individual and worth keeping.”

Jean Cocteau


 “Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet

and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale

’til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free.”

  Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The artist does not see things as they are, but as he is.”

Alfred Tonnelle