If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
Learning through the arts promotes the idea that there is more than one solution to a problem, or more than one answer to a question.
Fine art is that is which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
The painter has a universe in his mind and hands.
To take up painting late in life is admirable because it probably the most difficult thing you will ever try. It will consume the rest of your life. So go for it, work hard, and above all learn to enjoy the process because that is your true reward.
Find your own path. Let others follow you.
The desire to make a contribution, to live a life of significance, and to create something that outlasts our time is intrinsic to humanity. Understanding the principles of drawing will ensure that our contemporary art will not only speak to a new generation but will join the great art of the past and transcend the time in which it was made.
To be an artist is to believe in life.
When you paint, try to put down exactly what you see. Whatever else you have to offer will come out anyway.
I found that I could say thing with colors and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
Painting is a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life’s journey.