Series of Art Quotations: Day Fifteen

The artist himself is often surprised at the finished work of art. He cannot tell “how it happened,” nor could he repeat the feat at someone’s bidding. – John F. Carlson

An opening and a receptiveness to design and pattern for its own sake seems to free the painting hand. – Robert Genn

Making art is the most relaxing, joyous, therapeutic stimulating way to spend your time, as you unleash the part of your brain that’s been itching to get at it. – Harley Brown

For any of my readers who are also artists, have you found these quotations to be true as you create art? In what ways?