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Art quotes for strange people How to wreck things like an artist

How do artists fly?

WARNING! DANGER OF FALLING ARTISTS: Jumping off the art cliff can be addictive and extremely dangerous.

Rebel Without a Palette

I wish to send back the fine praise the arse-lickers gave me; I have just found out they didn’t mean any of it. ‘I’m sure they meant the insults, mate!’

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Lousy art is remembered as clearly as who had B.O. at the private view.

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Self-belief is not quite the easiest task you’ll ever finish.

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The contours of the artist’s ego are more fanciful than the contours of reality. ‘Me, I will only paint a picture when they bring out a film about my life.’

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Hey, punks, arrest your self-indulgence, art is not damn yoga; it’s uncivil war. ‘Bloody heck, where’s the nearest airport?’

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Brush marks are not interesting per se; they are interesting for the manner of their delivery.

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UNCONTROLLABLE NAUSEA ALERT: Sick bags don’t protect against projectile vomiting.

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Artists enjoy happy accidents; everybody else has lucky escapes. ‘I bet artists are too busy having happy accidents to notice that people are getting killed.’

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Painters may paint alone, but they are not alone; they paint with the support of family and friends at their “easelside”. ‘There’s no point in suffering for art if you ain’t got no one to apologise to, hey!’

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By Rebel Without a Palette

Francis is an Australian born artist, illustrator and musician.