Inspirational Art Quotes

“There is no must in art because art is free.” – Wassily Kandinsky
“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton
“To draw you must close your eyes and sing.” – Pablo Picasso
“Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.” – Theodore Dreiser
“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.” – Leonardo da Vinci
“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.” – Albert Einstein
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams
“The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.” – George Sand
“A picture is a poem without words” – Horace
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas
“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.” – James Whistler
“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents” – Bob Ross
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso
“Every artist was first an amateur” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Art is the triumph over chaos.” – John Cheever
“Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.” – Leo Tolstoy
“I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.” – Jean-Michel Basquiat
“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.” – Pablo Picasso
“Creativity takes courage” – Henri Matisse
“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.” – Pablo Picasso
“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” – Henry Ward Beecher
“Talent is a pursued interest. In other words, anything you are willing to practice, you can do.” – Bob Ross.