"The artist should
seek inspiration from nature and not from the work of other artists".
"I have always thought that recording the'sense' of a subject, be it a person, still life or landscape is to be preferred to literal translation of it".
"The most important visual observations we make are those we see out of the corner of our eyes. We look "here" rather than "there" because, unsolicited, something "here" - a bit of light, a flash of color, triggers a memory that was significant to us at one time, a momentary epiphany, which calls out for our renewed attention".