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    • Each painting has its own way of evolving...When the painting is finished, the subject reaveals itself.
    • Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
      Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1887, by Henry Ward Beecher
    • Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
      The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce
    • A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
    • I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
      Exemplary Novels (1613), by Miguel de Cervantes
    • A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
    • It's not your painting anymore. It stopped being your painting the moment that you finished it.
      Northern Exposure, Fish Story, 1994, by Jeff Melvoin
    • Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
    • There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
    • The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.
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