Written by : Rajnish Kumar

Creative Painting Quotes to Inspire Your Artwork

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.” – Jackson Pollock

“All you need to paint is a few tools, a little instruction, and a vision in your mind.” – Bob Ross

“I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.” – Frida Kahlo

“Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see.” – Philip Guston

 “A painting to me is primarily a verb, not a noun, an event first and only secondarily an image.” – Elaine de Kooning

“Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.” – Balthus

“Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.” – Balthus

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” – Pablo Picasso

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.” – Émile Zola

“The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.” – Alberto Giacometti

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.” – Bob Ross

“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” – Vincent van Gogh

“Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” – Salvador Dali

“In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.” – Marc Chagall

“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” – Vincent Van Gogh



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