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Howard Pyle Quotes



Quotes by Howard Pyle - (23 quotes)

Howard Pyle - From the Advice category:

I am of use to the younger artists through the advice and criticism which I give them. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Art category:

Art is not a transcript nor a copy. Art is the expression of those beauties and emotions that stir the human soul. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Communication category:

Talk about life – but in your own way. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Criticism category:

Don't take my criticisms as iron-clad rules but more as suggestions. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Dreams category:

I put on my dream-cap one day and stepped into Wonderland. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Education category:

-in 1905...
I doubt if there is a single really excellent art school now available in New York. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Emotion category:

Throw your heart into the picture and then jump in after it. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Generosity category:

I should like to make myself free to all who care to attend my lectures. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Inspiration category:

I criticise these compositions by analysis but an illustration cannot be made that way – it must be made by inspiration. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Light category:

Paint your picture by means of the lights. Lights define texture and color – shadows define form. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Masters category:

I take back all I ever said about the Old Masters. They give great lessons. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Models category:

You will have to scrutinize the model sharply to find the proportions – how the weight is supported, how each joint is functioning... Look for the color and tone and texture... how the light falls on the figure, especially the face. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Painting category:

This is an opportunity to make a picture – a picture more than a copy! (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Plein-Air category:

All the students have shown more advance in two months of summer study than they have in a year of ordinary instruction, largely due to their free and wholesome life in the open air. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Plein-Air category:

I managed to potter along tolerably well in the morning, sitting in the sun and sketching the old buildings... but in the afternoon, sitting in the shade... with stiff fingers and chilled bones... the water froze in little cakes all over the picture. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Rules category:

The student learns rules but all the rules in the world never make a picture. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Spirituality category:

Be it known that the spiritual world in outward appearance is entirely similar to the natural world. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Subject category:

Project your mind into your subject until you actually live in it. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Subject category:

Your subjects have had a history – try to reveal it in your picture. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Teaching category:

My objective in teaching my pupils is that they should be fitted for any kind of art. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Teaching category:

I think it likely that some of my pupils will reach unusual distinction. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Thought category:

Paint ideas, paint thought. (Howard Pyle)

Howard Pyle - From the Work category:

A good deal of large and rather interesting work is drifting my way. (Howard Pyle)