Quotes on Art

“The key to a good painting is knowing where to start, how to keep going and when to stop.” Dieuwke Swain

“The artist is just the tool connecting the inner eye to the brush. Sometimes though, he’s not the right tool for the job.” Dieuwke Swain

“Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.” Isaac Bashevis Singer

“Science seeks to explain the ‘how’ of life, art seeks to illustrate the ‘why’.” Dieuwke Swain

“Art puts a magnifying glass to life, science uses a microscope.” Dieuwke Swain

“It’s not quite what I had in mind, but I like it.” Dieuwke Swain

“The artist is able to unveil what has been, what is, and will be there (regardless of the presence of mankind).” the Tao (courtesy of T. Schaepman)

“When I close my eyes I see in colour” Dieuwke Swain


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