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Henri's Wisdom

The technique learned without a purpose is a formula which when used, knocks the life out of any ideas to which it is applied.

Robert Henri, The Art Spirit… 124 more words



“I love the tools made for mechanics. I stop at the windows of hardware stores. If I could only find an excuse to buy many more of them than I have already bought on the pretense that I might have use for them! 563 more words


Quote of the Week

“Art is, after all, only a trace – like a footprint which shows that one has walked bravely and in great happiness” – Robert Henri


Colony in Rock

“the windblown ocean plain stretched dark as indigo to a horizon knife-sharp against the golden lower sky from gold became the imperceptible gradations of emerald, and the emerald became colbalt; and the colbalt, a deep purple at the zenith-often so dark, that zenith sky, that one could see the moon by day and almost, one imagined, stars.” … 1,443 more words

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The Art Spirit, Part II

When I was interviewed by Paul Sullivan, editor with Artist Daily and a great watercolor artist himself, he mentioned that my interview was part of a series called  ‘Masters of American watercolor’. 288 more words


'The Art Spirit' by Robert Henri

I thought I should share some of Robert Henri’s quotes, a book I am studying at the moment.
My thanks goes out to Phil Kinsey for turning me on to this book! 308 more words

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Quote of the Day

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

Robert Henri, The Art Spirit

Quote Of The Day