QUOTES ON DRAWING PORTRAITS

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.” – Salvador Dali

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion.” – Richard Avedon

“Drawing is the root form of all art. All creative expression springs from it.” – M.C. Escher

“A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he or she was.” – Philippe Halsman

“Drawing a portrait is a way of knowing someone visually. There’s an intimacy about it.” – Chuck Close

“It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Drawing is the discipline by which I constantly rediscover the world.” – Frederick Franck

“Drawing captures a moment, whether you’re drawing a person or a landscape. There is something special in it.” – John Howe

“A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” – Edward Steichen “The purpose of art is to make the invisible visible.” – Paul Klee

“Drawing is a form of therapy. It relaxes the mind, calms the emotions and nourishes the soul.” – Suzie Bichovsky

“The human face is the greatest landscape.” – John Berger

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar DON T MISTAKE MY KINDNESS FOR WEAKNESS QUOTE

“Every drawing is a message from the soul.” – Emily Carr

“Drawing can do more for people than they realize. It is a means of communication that is basic and immediate.” – Lenn Redman

“If you can draw, you can see. If you can see, you can draw.” – Betty Edwards

“I see drawing as thinking, as discovery.” – Michael Graves

“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.” – Albert Einstein

“A drawing can express everything I want to say more cohesively than a photograph.” – David Hockney

“Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer, and clearer still. The image is passing through you in a psychological way, into your brain.” – Martin Gayford

“Drawing portraits is a great way to capture a moment in time, a person’s essence.” – Kate Powell

“The purpose of art is not only to show what is visible, but to make visible what is invisible.” – Paul Klee

“Drawing can be a way of seeing what you want to say and saying what you want to see.” – Richard Rohr

“Drawing is the silence through which I hear my inner voice.” – Theodore Roethke