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What you must express in your drawing is not “what model you had,” but “what were your sensations,” and you select from what is visual of the model the traits that best express you. 396 more words


Thursday Thoughts: Line

“There is a certain kind of penmanship made in schools which seems to draw around the letters of a word like a wire, and there is another kind of penmanship, much more human, that seems to be the word.

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One of Those Mornings

It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God, they play only Bach.  I am sure, however, that when they are together en famille they play Mozart.  629 more words

When the artist is alive in any person, whatever his kind of work may be, he becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressing creature.

– Robert Henri


Happy Thanksgiving

Life is being wasted.  The human family is not having half the fun that is its due, not making the beautiful things it would make, and each one is not as good news to the other as he might be, just because we are educated off our natural track.   335 more words

A Second Watercolor over the Holiday

After all, the goal is not making art.  It is living a life.  Those who live their lives will leave the stuff that is really art.   228 more words

“What we need is more sense of the wonder of life, and less of the business of..."

“What we need is more sense of the wonder of life, and less of the business of making a picture.”

― Robert Henri, painter, teacher, American