Monday, September 20, 2010

10 Inspiring Art Quotes

I needed inspired today, thought you might too.

  1. Share your talents, for that which we willingly share, we keep. But that which we selfishly keep, we lose. -Thomas S. Monson

    (Oaks (far right) with LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson (left) and US President Barack Obama (center) in the Oval Office on 20 July 2009, presenting a personal volume of President Obama's family history as a gift from the LDS Church.)
  2. Always do what you are afraid to do. -Ralph Waldo Emerson- Writer/Philospoher with lots of great quotes

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  3. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -Scott Adams
  4. I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious. -Andrew Wyeth
  5. The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.
    -Vincent Van Gogh

    Van-Gogh-tree.jpg van gogh tree picture by liongrrrl
  6. Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know.
    -Rembrandt van Rijn
  7. Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
    -Salvador Dali
    The art of Salvador Dali
  8. Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
    -Edgar Degas
    Edgar Degas - Little 14 year-old Dancer  (Sculpture) - Art Prints and Posters
  9. Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
    -Pablo Picasso
    picasso girl before mirror
  10. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
    - Leonardo da Vinci

    Da Vinci: Mona Lisa
Ahh I feel inspired and ready to start something new! Like maybe the fabric pumpkin tutorial I promised you. ;)


  1. Ahhh... That was beautiful. :)

  2. I loved *all* of these quotes! I'm a quote girl and this blog entry I especially liked. You are right - so inspiring! Thank you for sharing these and the beautiful art as well!


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