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Quotes by David Louis - (13 quotes)

David Louis - From the Accidents category:

It's a real triumph taking a painting out from a pit-hole with a loose and open approach. Some aspects in its favour are those strange accidents that can produce amazing results. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Confidence category:

Never ask for approval in your work. Life is your own, inspiration is your own, you create alone, and the results are your own – and that's good enough. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Ego category:

An ego should be like a warm breeze, never seen, just mildly sensed. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Fear category:

It seems strange that some artists fear a blank canvas, when it has been a major contributory factor to great paintings. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Fire category:

Sometimes it is best to burn paintings that just don't burn. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Genius category:

The mark of genius is consistency. Do we hear of naive genius piano players? If anyone knows of one, try listening to it for an hour. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Instinct category:

To be born with a unique instinct, will demand 'unique duties'. If you didn't think about being an artist before 7 years of age you probably don't have it and you will be able to paint what you want to paint. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Modernism category:

History reveals that left-brain people have been creating art for a long time now. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Motivation category:

By creating instinctively in auto mode we can uncover our true motives, our creative drive. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Painting category:

The process of painting offers an infinite array of possibilities. The closer in unification to just one of those, the better the painting becomes. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Silence category:

Painting is a means of saying something about one's self in a beautiful or powerful way that people would like to see, but not hear. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Technology category:

Twenty years ago the computer was a babbling box. Now it is a boasting beast. (David Louis)

David Louis - From the Tones category:

If you have used colour throughout most of your artistic life, try just black and white... it will take your painting to another dimension where tone and form in all its permutations reign supreme. (David Louis)