quote by Leonid Afremov

I tried different techniques during my career, but I especially fell in love with painting with oil and pallette-knife. Every artwork is the result of long painting process; every canvas is born during the creative search; every painting is full of my inner world.

— Leonid Afremov

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They paint me as a villain, I just autograph the artwork.

I always see these landscapes in my dreams, and feel happy.

I desperately try to transform these dreams into artwork, so that even while napping, I construct and reconstruct various images.

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I could never live without artwork. It's a constant inspiration.

The seed of your next artwork lies embedded in the imperfections of your current piece. Such imperfections are your guides - valuable, objective, non-judgmental guides to matters you need to reconsider or develop further.

People who have ordered my pieces to be removed should have asked themselves before if they were artworks or vandalism.

I always try to treat the book itself as the artwork.

I don't want you to stop while you're reading one of my books and say, 'Oh! What a gorgeous illustration!' I want you to stop at the end of the book and say, 'This is a good book.

The viewer brings something individual to the experience of any artwork.

My skin is my canvas. The artwork on it represents something that is very powerful and meaningful in my life. I look at my skin as something of a living diary because all my tattoos represent a time in my life. And I never wish to shut the door on the past, so I carry it all with me.

The adventurous state of mind is a high house.

.. The joy of adventure is unaccountable. This is the attractiveness of artwork. It is adventurous, strenuous and joyful.

I was on Instagram or something and I checked my tagged photos, and I realized that suddenly they were all LGBT artwork. I was like, "Oh, my god!" I had no idea. It was the first time I realized I was a figure for that community.

My friend asked me recently, "Do you find it weird that you are now the property of other people's imaginations?" I hadn't thought about that before, this passionate following, with fan fiction and artwork. At first it felt like an invasion of privacy, but then I realized it's nice that the character can be shared.

Artwork operates on two different levels: On one level there's artwork as a mode of expressivity, and then there's the other side, where the image is a construction that is meant to engage in a discursive field in order to preform a particular function.

For me, each book is kind of like a silent film.

If you were to remove the words and just look at the pictures, you should be able to tell what the story is about without having to read a word of text. That's what I think I brought from doing artwork for film to doing artwork for books.

I felt that everything is beautiful, but that which man tries intentionally to make beautiful; that the work of an ordinary bricklayer is more valid than the artwork of all but a very few artists.

How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?

You make an open-ended proposition and the audience completes it somehow.

That’s what you hope an artwork to be-a constantly living thing.

I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork.

There is not one piece of artwork I have ever done that lived up to the vision I had for it in my head. That's why I keep on trying. Maybe someday I'll do it. I don't want to be in the past. I want to get to the next thing.

And that Aha! that you get when you see an artwork that really hits you is, 'I am that.' I am the very radiance of energy that is talking to me through this painting.

The mystical poetry of William Blake's artwork also forms the basis for the album cover.

I personally really like getting a proper album with artwork and everything.

We are saddened to hear of the untimely death of Christian Audigier.

It is a sad end to a brilliant marketer; his incredible energy and vision brought my artwork to global attention.

Merz art strives for immediate expression by shortening the path from intuition to visual manifestation of the artwork... they will receive my new work als they always have when something new presents itself: with indignation and screams of scorn.

Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip;

it is your life's artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.

The meaning of an artwork is changing depending on who's looking at it - depending on what culture, depending on what time, and so forth. It's alive.

There's so much more work that goes into developing a makeup line than one would imagine. Personally, I like to be involved in the entire creative process - everything from art direction, collection concepts, formula testing, packaging artwork, to naming the shades and also the marketing side of things.

Some visual artworks are made to be talked about more than to be seen, others are made to be seen more than to be talked about. I think I belong in the latter category.

You never really get to touch anything that you're doing unless you print it out. I don't really enjoy making artwork on a computer because it doesn't seem like I've done anything.

Some people leave artwork, some people do rude things, other people then turn those rude things into nice things.

I like that there's very little mystery in how the artwork is actually made.

It's the labor and the focus and the precision that drives it to the next level.

I hate the word "eclectic" .I'm a classicist, and I like comfort. Lots of books, lots of artwork, pieces of family furniture, and newer upholstery.

Like any artwork, things become richer if you know more about them;

but I don't think that's crucial.

Can you remember how you felt when you were communicating through your artwork? Not just the sense of completion, but the sense of rightness- the sense that you had brought to life something that could live beyond your sphere of being, that held in it far more potential than you ever realized you were imbuing in the work?

I never expected the White House to be warm, and the artwork on the walls was extraordinary. I am a fan of the Louvre, but being there it was almost just as good.