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Recognition and Humility | Artist Quotes | Maxfield Parrish
“There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish—whose prints would not pay the printer.” —Maxfield Parrish Learn more about Maxfield Parrish, who lived from 1870 to 1966. Recognition and Humility I think this quote by Maxfield Parrish touches many people, not just…
Individuality, Family, and Humanity | Artist Quotes | N.C. Wyeth
“I now realize how intensely I’ve been living through my family.” —N.C. Wyeth Learn more about N.C. Wyeth, the American illustrator who lived 1882–1945. Newell Convers Wyeth was the first of three generations of painters: his son Andrew and grandson Jamie both became celebrated artists in their own right….
Capture Everything | Artist Quotes | Normal Rockwell
“I always strived to capture everything I saw as completely as possible.” —Norman Rockwell Click to learn more about Norman Rockwell, who lived from 1894 to 1978. This iconic American illustrator captured the soul of a generation of Americans, and his illustrations remain the hallmark of the Saturday Evening Post….
Art Videos: 1962 Mercedes-Benz Time Lapse en Plein Air
Ah, a pristinely rebuilt, robin egg blue 1962 Mercedes-Benz. What a sight! I kinda wish my Dad had been into restoring classic cars. Kinda, but then again, kinda not. He was a handy guy generally speaking, but he also had a temper when things didn’t go smoothly! I thought about…
Artist Quotes: Maxfield Parrish, “Spellbound”
“There seem to be magic days once in a while, with some rare quality of light that hold a body spellbound…” —Maxfield Parrish Click to learn more about Maxfield Parrish, who lived from 1870 to 1966. This phenomenal American illustrator had an immediately recognizable, unique, gorgeous…
Art Videos: Ship It on the Frisco! Time Lapse
I paint full-time. It’s my career, my hobby, my enjoyment…my means of putting bread on the table. But despite this daily immersion in painting, I still find the art-creation process absolutely fascinating. I love seeing how other artists go about crafting their works—whether an oil painting, a…