To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist. ~Schumann
To bring cheer to an otherwise drab world: I love that statement about the artist. Nature, especially at the peak of summer, is the best artist of all.
I relish the riot of color at this time of year. Blue skies, brilliant colors in every hue and shade imaginable — they’re all outside the door.
7 Favorite Summer Colors of Inspiration:
There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun. -Pablo Picasso
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. ~Oscar Wilde
Color possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter. – Paul Klee
The world is brighter, happier, more vivid because of color … and life becomes a reflection of the lens through which we see it.
Starting the Conversation: What are your favorite sources of summer color?