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A drawing should be a verdict on the model. Don’t confuse a drawing with a map.

Robert Henri, The Art Spirit

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Solitude and Solidarity: Creative Artists Need ’Em Both

By Jari Chevalier

Henry James once told the journalist Morton Fullerton that the “essential loneliness” of his life constituted his “deepest” aspect.

If you are a creative artist, everything you do and experience is invested into vision, meaning, and insight. 584 more words

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“Paint the flying spirit of the bird rather than its feathers.” Robert Henri

"My People": Robert Henri and The Self

I was first introduced to The Art Spirit, a collection of notes, lectures, and letters by the influential painter and instructor Robert Henri (1865-1929) by my high school drawing teacher David Bartlett.

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Famous Artist Quote #0286

When the artist is alive in any person, whatever kind of work it may be, he becomes inventive, searching, daring, self-expressive, and creative. He becomes interesting to other people. 36 more words