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A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. — Pablo Picasso

A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. — Leonardo da Vinci

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. — Pablo Picasso

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun. — Pablo Picasso

Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things. — Edgar Degas

Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you hear a voice within you saying, You are not a painter, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. — Vincent Van Gogh

The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands. — Leonardo da Vinci