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How to know you are an insect

What you don’t expect to happen will never happen. Rebel Without a Palette Photography has given us the perfect excuse to stop seeing, and now we only gawp. Rebel Without a Palette Exposure to fine art fine-tunes perception. Rebel Without a Palette The instance of what you see is not the essence of what you […]

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Art quotes for strange people How to run away from an artist

Art is a carrot

True artists are never satisfied with or by their own work. Rebel Without a Palette True artists continue to dream even when in Heaven. Rebel Without a Palette QUITTING ALERT: Artists find it difficult to quit smoking because they are not quitters. Rebel Without a Palette Make every artwork a subtle shift in priority and […]

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Art quotes for strange people How to catch art as its falling

How to paint whilst sleeping

True artists go to bed thinking about art, have wild imaginative dreams about it, and get up early to make it. Rebel Without a Palette True artists stand out like sore thumbs because they try to fit in like sore losers. ‘What I do is stand behind people and whisper, loser, if they turn around, […]

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Art is for kangaroos

The undercurrent of art is a tension between latent energy and potential energy. Rebel Without a Palette The artist’s vessel is filled with not much, just drops of talent, and a touch. Rebel Without a Palette Words are precision-guided weapons; brush marks velvety vaguenesses. ‘You sound like you’re too far up your own class [sic] […]

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Artists are ill because they like it that way

Make your art up before somebody makes it up for you. Rebel Without a Palette Great art can be seen from heaven. ‘Next patient please.’ Rebel Without a Palette The best defence against indifference is to be shocked in its company. Rebel Without a Palette Love invested in art is love invested in oneself. Rebel […]

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How artists eat their sandwiches

All artists are pretenders: queens to the right, kings to the left, please. Rebel Without a Palette I heckle to disrupt myself, to refuse my smallness, to deny that I repeat myself, and to remind myself that it is I who must declaim myself. ‘Umpteenth said alert.’ Rebel Without a Palette Artists are only special […]

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How artists get through life

Hey people! You should be thankful that you didn’t inherit the artist’s gene. ‘How often do you get punched in the gene?’ Rebel Without a Palette SAFETY IN NUMBERS ALERT: Private viewings are where artists seek their ‘flattery in numbers’. Rebel Without a Palette Art should make you cry so profusely that they try to […]

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How to lay eggs like an artist

Weak art is as easy to spot as certainty when least required. Rebel Without a Palette The limitations that define us are the limitations that refine us. ‘Sounds like you live in a bloody diametrically opposed parallel universe to limitation.’ Rebel Without a Palette Artists never get run over crossing roads, because they look, look […]

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How to jump like an artist

Poor delusional fools those who wait at bus stops convinced inspiration is due any minute. ‘Nothing ventured, nothing imagined, hey!’ Rebel Without a Palette lay is how artists feel, and thinking is how they play. Rebel Without a Palette Adversity is your challenge, growth your opportunity; don’t waste it. ‘Waste not, want not.’ Rebel Without […]

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Art quotes for strange people How not to be an artist

Funny quotes about art

HOW TO TRAIN AN ARTIST ALERT: Train them to be as interested in art as dogs are in pee. ‘And as nosey?’ Rebel Without a Palette Nature is a visual whore, and artists its pimps. ‘That’s giving art the hard sell.’ Rebel Without a Palette Oil paint slow dries emotions and out-dries even the most […]