Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.
Father, in spite of all this spending of money in learning Latin, I will be a painter.
The painter should not paint what he sees, but what will be seen.
I wanted to be a painter.
I have a talent for happiness. I look with the eyes of a painter, and I see beauty.
I'm not a film-school guy. I was a high-school dropout. I was on a nuclear submarine. I was an electrician. I was a house painter.
The painter's obsession with his subject is all that he needs to drive him to work.
Every good painter paints what he is.
I grew up wanting to be a painter and paint pictures.
If I were a painter, you'd be calling me Shaqcasso.
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
As a painter, it seemed easier to sort of disappear.