John Sargent

John Sargent

American painter
Cultivate an ever-continuous power of observation. Wherever you are, be always ready to make slight notes of postures, groups and incidents.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The habit of breaking up one's colour to make it brilliant dates from further back than Impressionism - Couture advocates it in a little book called 'Causeries d'Atelier' written about 1860 - it is part of the technique of Impressionism but used for quite a different reason.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you begin with the middle-tone and work up from it toward the darks so that you deal last with your highest lights and darkest darks, you avoid false accents.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't dig beneath the surface for things that don't appear before my own eyes.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A portrait is a painting with something wrong with the mouth.More John Sargent quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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