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    I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump of paint directly onto the canvas and leaving it; fresh, immediate and sometimes shocking.

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    I reenact everything. I love to paint a picture for my audience. I'm a lot like Richard Pryor in that aspect. I do a lot of acting on stage, acting out and visualizing stuff. I love to do that. I'm into it so much, it just comes out of me.

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    I regret not starting to paint earlier...It is one of the few things I do regret.

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    I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over.

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    I still drive my 1977 Honda Accord. The paint is almost all worn off. It's still running.

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    I saw the industrial scene and I was affected by it. I tried to paint it all the time. I tried to paint the industrial scene as best I could. It wasn’t easy.

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    It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.

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    It has always bothered me that I don't paint like everyone else

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    It doesn't take more skill to paint hundreds of strokes rather than one right stroke but it takes more patience.

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    I see things in terms of paint, all else is irrelevant.

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    I think I'll paint roads on my front room walls to convince myself that I'm going places

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    I think beauty comes from within, and society paints a ridiculous picture.

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    It is better to paint for one minute a day than to think about it for 24 hours a day.

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    I think about women and their thoughts and ideas, and I suppose when I'm painting them I'm getting to be them, in a sense. That is why I plainly paint women.

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    It is... treading on dangerous ground to paint the picturesque as I am at times doing.

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    It is extraordinary to see how the discovery of one single free stroke of paint can fill you with such joy and amazement.

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    I trust Winsor and Newton and I paint directly upon it.

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    It is not sufficient that what one paints should be made visible. It must be made tangible.

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    It's an honor to paint cats.

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    It's a funny semantic turn - when someone paints a landscape, no one says they "borrowed" it, only that they painted it.

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    It's not what you paint. It's how you paint it. You don't have to paint elaborate things. Paint simple things as beautifully as you can.

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    It's really absurd to make... a human image, with paint, today, when you think about it... But then all of a sudden, it was even more absurd not to do it.

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    It's very British to go about to see something unusual and paint it.

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    I try not to handle the foreign subjects with my English techniques and preconceptions, but to paint Sydney in Sydney and Tangier in Tangier.

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    It's possible to paint a monumental picture that's only 10 inches wide, if one has a sense of scale, which is very different from a sense of size.

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    I unfortunately had a lot of medical procedures throughout my life, so I decided to paint all of my surgeries as a way to heal and as a way to grow.

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    It was not my aim to paint about the Negro in America in terms of propaganda. It is to depict the life of my people as I know it, passionately and dispassionately as Brueghel.

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    I wanted to learn how to paint rather than just doing black-and-white work

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    I wanted to paint nothing. I was looking for something that was the essence of nothing, and the soup can was it.

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    It takes two to paint. One to paint, the other to stand by with an axe to kill him before he spoils it.

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    I used to paint and I used to draw, and I probably would have loved to have been a portrait painter if I'd been good enough, but I really wasn't good enough.

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    I was never one to paint space, I paint air.

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    I want to paint a canvasthat will be nothing but harmonious tone.

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    I wish there was a painter who could paint as well as Ted Williams could hit.

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    I would say - and paint doesn't peel unless it's acrylic paint, so maybe it is acrylic paint that they're using, not oil paint. So let me say yes, it would be acrylic house paint, which, when it dries, peels very nicely. So let's go with that.

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    I will never, for the future, paint the portrait of a tyrant until his head lies before me on the scaffold.

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    I wanna be free. Free to scream, free to bathe, free to paint my toes all day.

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    Learning to love others begins with learning to love ourselves unconditionally first. I will never let myself down, treat myself like a doormat, or make myself small so others can feel big. I have learned that this is the biggest gift that I give not only to myself, but also to the planet, because I paint others with the same brush as I use on myself.

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    Let's face it: I paint well. I know it, you know it. There's no arguing really, is there?

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    Life itself is just a thin coat of paint on the planet, and we hold the paintbrush.

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    Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

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    Live to paint, don't paint to live.

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    Matte or satin sheen scuffs up very easily. So, unless you have it professionally done, definitely paint shelves or cabinets with something with a higher sheen.

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    My 20s were spent in a room, alone, mixing paints and figuring it all out.

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    My brushwork is quite unsystematic. I slam the paint on in all sorts of ways and leave each result to take care of itself.

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    My concern has always been to paint nudes as if they were some splendid fruit.

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    Jerry Garcia used to take his paints on the road. I don't do that. Either I'm a singer or a painter. I'm not good at multi-tasking.

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    Let women paint their eyes with tints of chastity.

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    Like the sundial, my paint box counts no hours but sunny ones.

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    l photograph what l do not wish to paint and l paint that which l cannot photograph.