“Talent does not declare itself in an instant. It is not at the first attempt that one has the honesty to admit one’s inabilities. How many attempts, now happy, now unhappy!…He who has not felt the difficulties of his art does nothing that counts.” …Read details
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“It is all very well to copy what one sees; it is much better to draw what one no longer sees except in memory. A transformation is effected during which the imagination collaborates with the memory. You reproduce only what has struck you, that is to say what is necessary.” …Read details
“Painting is manual labor, no different from any other: it can be done well, or poorly” George Gross Many viewers want to know how long it takes to do a painting. I often wonder about that question. Are they curious because they are equating time…Read details