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drawing art Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about drawing art
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“Mrs. Pontellier had brought her sketching materials, which she sometimes dabbled with in an un-professional way. She liked the dabbling. She felt in it a satisfaction of a kind which no other employment afforded her.”
Kate Chopin
author
The Awakening
book
Edna Pontellier
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satisfaction
drawing art
dabble
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“Edna spent an hour or two in looking over some of her old sketches. She could see their shortcomings and defects, which were glaring in her eyes. She tried to work a little, but found she was not in the humor. Finally she gathered together a few of the sketches--those which she considered the least discreditable; and she carried them with her when, a little later, she dressed and left the house.”
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“Hundreds of pieces of paper of every shape and size scattered across the floor. Hugo saw that they were all covered with drawings.”
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“There was a single blue line of crayon drawn across every wall in the house. What does it mean? I asked. A pirate needs the sight of the sea, he said and then he pulled his eye patch down and turned and sailed away.”
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″‘Hide them. Keep them safe for me,’ I said, putting my hands on top of his. ‘I don’t know where we’re going. I don’t want them to be destroyed. There’s so much of me, of all of us, in these drawings.‘”
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“If you speak and write in English, or Spanish, or Chinese, or any other language, then only a certain percentage of human beings will get your meaning . . . But when you draw a picture, everybody can understand it.”
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“I draw because words are two unpredictable . . . I draw because words are too limited.”
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“Comics ... are sometimes four-legged and sometimes two-legged and sometimes fly and sometimes don’t ...”
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“So you’ll read to him from one of your books, and he’ll ask to see the pictures. When he looks at the pictures, he’ll get so excited he’ll want to draw one of his own.”
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He’ll ask for paper and crayons. He’ll draw a picture. When the picture is finished, he’ll want to sign his name with a pen. Then he’ll want to hang his picture on your refrigerator.”
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“He made a big building full of windows. He made lots of buildings full of windows. He made a whole city full of windows. But none of the windows was his window. ”
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″ So he put a frightening dragon under the tree to guard the apples.”
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“He remembered where his bedroom window was, when there was a moon. It was always right around the moon. And then Harold made his bed.”
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“Whenever the students had free time, they were permitted to go to the Lightlbulb Lab in the back of the classroom. They expressed their ideas creatively through drawing and writing. Lilly went often. She had a lot of ideas. ”
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“The colors in the dress were so vivid she had scarcely noticed the face and head of the drawing. But it looked like her, Maddie! It really did. The same short blond hair, blue eyes, and wide straight mouth. Why, it really looked like her own self! Wanda had really drawn this for her.”
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″ ‘Amelia Bedelia, the sun will fade the furniture I asked you to draw the drapes, ’ said Mrs. Rodgers. ‘I did! I did! See,’ said Amelia Bedelia. She held up her picture. ”
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Dave McKean’s illustrations are both haunting and hilarious at the same time. The wolves are portrayed as drawings made by a child, as it is implied on the front cover of the book. The wolves are also drawn in both a frightening and humorous way throughout the book.

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