Drawing Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Ala Bashir” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is like the first kiss. It carries within it the deepest emotion and the challenge of the first step. It is the first cry after birth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander Kotov” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing general conclusions about your main weaknesses can provide a great stimulus to further growth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”BKS Iyengar” float=”none” width=”100%”]By drawing our senses of perception inward, we are able to experience the control, silence, and quietness of the mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Froud” float=”none” width=”100%”]For me drawing is an attempt to understand what I feel about the world I live in.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Camille Pissarro” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover, to your surprise, that you have rendered something in its true character.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Gentleman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing things makes them seem more real and makes me feel more alive. It also makes me pin down and remember things landscapes, season, weather, occasions, incidents, people that would otherwise have melted from my memory.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Hockney” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Hockney” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer and clearer still, until your eyes ache.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Degas” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Degas” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is not the same as form, it is a way of seeing form.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Degas” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is not what one sees but what one can make others see.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Degas” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is the artist’s most direct and spontaneous expression. A species of writing: it reveals, better than does painting, his true personality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frederick Franck” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is the discipline by which I constantly rediscover the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Bridgman” float=”none” width=”100%”]In drawing, one must look for or suspect that there is more than is casually seen.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Georges Seurat” float=”none” width=”100%”]Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gilbert K Chesterton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Real development is not leaving things behind, as on a road, but drawing life from them, as on a root.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henri Matisse” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henri Matisse” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is putting a line around an idea.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henri Matisse” float=”none” width=”100%”]If drawing belongs to the world of spirit and color to that of the senses, you must draw first to cultivate the spirit.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Thurber” float=”none” width=”100%”]A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Berger” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is a form of probing. And the first generic impulse to draw derives from the human need to search, to plot points, to place things and to place oneself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John French Sloan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is the cornerstone of the graphic, plastic arts. Drawing is the coordination of line, tone, and color symbols into formations that express the artist’s thought.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John W. Gardner” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Joubert” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Juliette Aristides” float=”none” width=”100%”]How you draw is a reflection of how you feel about the world. You’re not capturing it, you’re interpreting it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Keith Haring” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kimon Nicolaides” float=”none” width=”100%”]Technique should be taught, not as an end in itself, but as something related to individual expression, as a means toward an end. One cannot separate technique from expression. There is only expression.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Le Corbusier” float=”none” width=”100%”]I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marc Davis” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maxwell Perkins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Writing, like drawing is an art, and whatever conveys the meaning is justified.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Millard Sheets” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing at its best is not what your eyes see but what our mind understands.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Natsuki Takaya” float=”none” width=”100%”]Above and beyond drawing my creations, I try to incorporate some kind of message. I try not to end as merely a question but try to provide a conclusion within the work.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Norman McLaren” float=”none” width=”100%”]Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pablo Picasso” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is a kind of hypnotism: one looks in such a way at the model, that he comes and takes a seat on the paper.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Cezanne” float=”none” width=”100%”]Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Klee” float=”none” width=”100%”]A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Henri” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is not following a line on the model, it is drawing your sense of the thing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Henri” float=”none” width=”100%”]Keep a bad drawing until by study you have found out why it is bad.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Henri” float=”none” width=”100%”]Realize that a drawing is not a copy. It is a construction in very different materials. A drawing is an invention.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Salvador Dali” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Shaun Tan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing a good picture is like telling a really good lie the key is in the incidental detail.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susanna Clarke” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drawing teaches habits of close observation that will always be useful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Vincent Van Gogh” float=”none” width=”100%”]As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walter J. Phillips” float=”none” width=”100%”]A mistake in drawing becomes difficult to detect when the eye is familiar with it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Strunk Jr” float=”none” width=”100%”]A drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.[/wpsm_quote]