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12-17-2001, 03:40 PM
All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. -- Marc Chagall -- (1895-1985)

01-16-2002, 01:31 PM
"Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul." Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), modern Russian painter, one of the first creators of pure abstraction in modern painting and founder of Der Blaue Reiter

Rose Queen
01-16-2002, 02:26 PM
Here's a source for a few more quotations on color, llis (warning: slow loading page): http://www.painterskeys.com/quotationsac.htm#colour

01-16-2002, 04:28 PM
"Of all the colors in the world I love #5 best" - henrik


01-16-2002, 05:04 PM
"What, you haven’t any ivory-black on your palette? If you think you are going to make black with blue and red, I can’t have you in my class. You might stir up trouble with such ideas." (Fernand Corman)

"With all their damned talk of modern painting, I've been forty years discovering that the queen of all colours is black!" (Pierre Auguste Renoir)

"How do you paint yellow wheat against a yellow sky? You paint it jet black." (Ben Shahn)

01-19-2002, 02:36 PM
Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; everything is vibration. (Marc Chagall)

01-20-2002, 07:57 AM
Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. -Claude Monet

01-20-2002, 01:33 PM
Blue and yellow don't make green.
Michael Wilcox


01-22-2002, 01:15 PM
Drawing is feeling. Color is an act of reason.

You reason color more than you reason drawing… Color has a logic as severe as form. (Pierre Bonnard)