Inspiration And Art Quotes by Robin Mathews, Francis Bacon, Scott Adams, Massimo Vignelli, Nolan Bushnell, Edgar Degas and many others.
Design is where science and art break even.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.
The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
Select only things to steal that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul.
Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.
To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.