Drawing Advice from Famous Artists- Bucks County Artist

These are some quotes from famous  artists. I hope  this  encourages  you! Notice the struggle some of the artist had revealed in the quotes.


  • One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.” Balthus
  • Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.” Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Drawing is putting a line (a)round an idea.” Henri Matisse
  • You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.” John Singer Sargent
  • In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing. Vincent Van Gogh
  • Have no fear of perfection, you will never reach it Salvador Dali
  • How you draw is a reflection of how you feel about the world. You’re not capturing it, you’re interpreting it.” –Juliette Aristides
  • In drawing, one must look for or suspect that there is more than is casually seen.” –George Bridgman
  • Drawing is not what one sees but what one can make others see.” Edgar Degas





What are you favorite drawing quotes? Keep on creating!





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