Reaching Out For Your Own Portrait

How you can reach out to paint your own portrait



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History develops, art stands still. - E.M. Forster

The modern work of art is a symbol. - Herbert Read

Imagination is intelligence having fun. - George Scialabra

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adams

Education is the art of making man ethical. - Georg Hegel

Before imagination can flow, you must let go. - Unknown

I'm not making art, I'm making sushi. - Masaharu Morimoto

Art is either a plagiarist or a revolutionist. - Paul Gauguin

Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence. - Joseph Krutch

What a strange illusion to suppose that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy

The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination. - Emily Dickinson

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century. - Marshall McLuhan

The success that the Tolkien books had redefined modern fantasy. - George R.R. Martin

The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. - Oscar Wilde

Art doesn't reproduce the visible but rather makes it visible. - Paul Klee

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

It is the starved imagination, not the well-nourished, that is afraid. - E.M. Forster

The fine art of preparing sushi is something that you watch and learn. - Nobu Matsuhisa

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain

Anyone who says you can't see a thought simply doesn't know art. - Wynetka Ann Reynolds

The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much. - William Hazlitt

Where beams of imagination play,
The memory's soft figures melt away. - Alexander Pope

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. - Catherine the Great

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you. - Oscar Wilde

He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Dancing is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. - Ted Shawn

Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. - Adele Brookman

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. - Scott Adams

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. - Albert Einstein

A half finished shawl left on the coffee table isn't a mess; it's an object of art. - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. - Aristotle

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower

Psychiatry is the art of teaching people how to stand on their own two feet while reclining on couches. - Sigmund Freud

I like grey characters; fantasy for too long has been focused on very stereotypical heroes and villains. - George R.R. Martin

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. - Carl Jung

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. - Ray Bradbury

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. - Donald Trump


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19-Feb-2018