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Stuck in Customs
"Every artist was first an amateur."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
"Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist."
"Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else."
Leonardo da Vinci
"Go out and paint
Vincent Van Gogh
Christopher S. Penn
"Have no fear of perfection;
you'll never reach it."
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
"Creativity is intelligence having fun."
"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."
"Creativity takes courage"
"To practice any art, no matter how well or how badly, is to make your soul grow. So do it."
"We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents."
"As my artist's statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance."
Calvin and Hobbes
"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for."
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home."
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
"Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art."
"I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality."
"If you hear a voice within you say, 'You cannot paint,' by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
Vincent Van Gogh
"She never looked nice. She looked like art. And art wasn't supposed to look nice: it was supposed to make you feel something."