Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

A painter can turn pennies into gold, for all subjects are capable of being transformed into poems.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is true color, there is nature without exaggeration, without forced brilliance! He is exact.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Drawing includes three and a half quarters of the content of painting... Drawing contains everything, except the hueMore Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Is there anyone among the great men who has not imitated? Nothing is made with nothing.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What do these so-called artists mean when they preach the discovery of the'new'? Is there anything new? Everything has been done, everything has been discovered.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do not concern yourself with other people. Concern yourself with your own work alone.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Drawing is the honesty of art.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Muscles I know; they are my friends. But I have forgotten their names.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The chief consideration for a good painter is to think out the whole of his picture, to have it in his head as a whole... so that he may then execute it with warmth and as if the entire thing were done at the same time.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The exhibition has now become no more than a bazaar where mediocrity spreads itself out with impudence. The exhibitions are useless and dangerous... they ought to be abolished.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The way good inventions are made is to familiarize yourself with those of others. The men who cultivate letters and the arts are all sons of Homer.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As long as you do not hold a balance between your seeing of things and your execution, you will do nothing that is really good.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To draw does not simply mean to reproduce contours; the drawing does not simply consist in the idea: the drawing is even the expression, the interior form, the plan, the model. Look what remains after that! The drawing is three fourths and a half of what constitutes painting. If I had to put a sign over my door to the atelier, I would write: School of drawing, and I'm certain that I would create painters.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Make copies, young man, many copies. You can only become a good artist by copying the masters.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fine and delicate taste is the fruit of education and experience.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It takes 25 years to learn to draw, one hour to learn to paint.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You have to observe flowers in order to find the right tones for the folds of clothes.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Better gray than garishness.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Draw lines - draw a lot of linesMore Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Drawing is the probity of art. To draw does not mean simply to reproduce contours; drawing does not consist merely of line: drawing is also expression, the inner form, the plane, the modeling. See what remains after that.More Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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