Monday, 30 June 2014

Booth Museum Brighton

"Life is pleasant, death is peaceful. Its the transition thats troublesome."

(Isaac Asimov)

"If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right."

(Steve Jobs)

Monday, 23 June 2014

The Booth Museum Brighton

"I've been fifty thousand times to the Louvre. I have copied everything in drawing, trying to understand."

(Alberto Giacometti)

"A drawing is an autobiographical record of ones discovery of an event, either seen, remembered or imagined. A 'finished' work in an attempt to construct an event in itself."

(John Berger)

Wednesday, 11 June 2014


"Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer, and clearer still, until your eyes hurt."

(David Hockney)

"To do a drawing for a painting most often means doing something very sketchy and schematic and then later making it polished."

(Jasper Johns)

Tuesday, 3 June 2014


"Realise that a drawing is not a copy. It is a construction in very different materials. A drawing is an invention."

(Robert Henri) 

"Sketching is a continuing source of learning rather than a string of performances."

(Paul Larseau)