Artist quote Junot Diaz

Paint Drops Artist’s Quote Junot Diaz

Today’s Paint Drop Artist Quote is by Junot Diaz, author of several works of fiction and short fiction, including The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This novel won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the United States. I won’t […]

Artist Quote: Pablo Picasso

Paint Drops Artist Quotes: Pablo Picasso

Today’s Paint Drops artist quote is by Pablo Picasso, one artist who needs no introduction. Of the many quotes attributed to him, this is one of my favorites “To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.” In my childhood home two pieces of art that my parents hung were fixtures. Other pieces came and […]

quote: Friedrich Nietzsche

Paint Drops Artist Quotes – Friedrich Nietzsche

Today’s Paint Drop Artist Quote is from Friedrich Nietzsche. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher and cultural critic but he was also a poet. In this quote, we get a peek at his creative center and can understand how he came to have such a profound influence on modern culture and modern philosophy. I […]

Artist Quote Elliot Eisner

Paint Drops Artist Quotes – Elliot Eisner

Today’s Paint Drop Artist Quote is by Elliot Eisner, a strong advocate for arts education. The late Professor Eisner taught at Standford University. He would be so pleased with the bill recently passed by the U.S. Senate. It confirms the arts as a core subjects in American schools. Art is literacy of the heart. – […]

Richard Diebenkorn Notes to Myself - Paint Drops

Paint Drops Artist Quotes – Richard Diebenkorn

Today’s Paint Drops artist quote is from Richard Diebenkorn. After his death a paper he had written to himself was discovered; Notes to Myself on Beginning a Painting. This quote is the first tip from a list of 10. Each of the 10 can be applied to painting and to life. Attempt what is not […]