Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom, Brought To You By Henri Matisse, Brainy Quote and Me

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Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
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Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence. dscn3748

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.

A Little Jazz By The Sea
A Little Jazz By The Sea

 

Creativity takes courage.Give Me a Peaceful Summer pc#3

Exactitude is not truth.DSCN3220

You study, you learn, but you guard the original naïveté. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.Calm Girl 1

I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.

 

An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.
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A lot of these quotes by Henri Matisse hit home for me. I hope you dig them.

Tomorrow I’ll be on my art blog so stop by there if you can 😀 my art blog

Much Peace Love aRt~DSCN4183

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