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Pierre Bonnard Quotes





A painting that is well composed is half finished.
 

Art will never be able to exist without nature.
 

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.
 

Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly.
 

It is still color, it is not yet light.
 

The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible.
 

The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing.
 

Work on the accent, it will enliven the whole.
 

You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself.
 

You reason color more than you reason drawing... Color has a logic as severe as form.