Alton Tobey

Alton Tobey

I have, at times, been absorbed in my work to the point of complete self-oblivion. Once I worked for thirty-six hours without a break - to complete exhaustion; and while I was in the middle of it I didn't even notice.More Alton Tobey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My art career actually began under the kitchen table. My mother wanted to get me out of her hair while she cooked, so she laid out some paper and pencils on the floor under the kitchen table.More Alton Tobey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the special privilege of the fine artist to reveal immediate data with a clarity, intensity and purity that promotes them to a special degree of reality.More Alton Tobey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every single person is unlike anyone else. Therefore, in creating a portrait of someone... we must look carefully to catch that particular unique quality. In fact, we can neglect nothing because everything we select or do sends a message to the observer...More Alton Tobey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every canvas that can awaken us more exquisitely and accurately to the infinite and various surface of our experience does that much to sharpen life, and thereby render it more alive.More Alton Tobey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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