Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Famous Quotes & Sayings

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22 Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Never lose the first impression which has moved you. Never lose the first impression which has moved you.
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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Art itself may be defined as a single minded attempt to render the highest kind Art itself may be defined as a single minded attempt to render the highest kind of justice to the visible universe, by bringing to light the truth, manifold and one, underlying its every aspect.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Art is nature as seen through a temperament. Art is nature as seen through a temperament.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: It is better to be nothing than a follower of other painters. The wise man It is better to be nothing than a follower of other painters. The wise man has said when one follows another one is always behind.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Beauty in art is truth bathed in an impression received from nature. I am struck Beauty in art is truth bathed in an impression received from nature. I am struck upon seeing a certain place. While I strive for conscientious imitation, I yet never for an instant lose the emotion that has taken hold of me.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Listen to the advice of others, but follow only what you understand and can unite Listen to the advice of others, but follow only what you understand and can unite in your own feeling. Be firm, be meek, but follow your own convictions. It is better to be nothing than an echo of other painters.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Be guided by feeling alone. We are only simple mortals, subject to error. Be guided by feeling alone. We are only simple mortals, subject to error.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Do console your poor friend, who is so troubled to see his paintings so miserable, Do console your poor friend, who is so troubled to see his paintings so miserable, so sad, next to the radiant nature he has before his eyes!
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: In preparing a study or a picture, it seems to me very important to begin In preparing a study or a picture, it seems to me very important to begin by an indication of the darkest values ... and to continue in order to the lightest value. From the darkest to the lightest I would establish twenty shades.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Heavens, how charming it is! There is now in the sky only the soft vaporous Heavens, how charming it is! There is now in the sky only the soft vaporous color of pale citron - the last reflection of the sun which plunges into the dark blue of the night, going from green tones to a pale turquoise of an unheard-of fineness and a fluid delicacy quite indescribable ...
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Don't imitate, don't follow the others, or else you will lag behind them. Don't imitate, don't follow the others, or else you will lag behind them.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: You know, a landscape painter's day is delightful. You get up early, at three o'clock You know, a landscape painter's day is delightful. You get up early, at three o'clock in the morning, before sunrise; you go and sit under a tree; you watch and wait. At first there is nothing much to be seen. Nature looks like a whitish canvas with a few broad outlines faintly sketched in; all is misty, everything quivers in the cool dawn breeze. The sky lights up. The sun has not yet burst through the gauze veil that hides the meadow, the little valley, the hill on the horizon ... Ah, a first ray of sunshine!
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Set up your study or picture in an orderly fashion. This order should not cramp Set up your study or picture in an orderly fashion. This order should not cramp either the linearist or the colorist ... Never lose sight of that first impression by which you were moved.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: I am never in a hurry to reach details. First and above all I am I am never in a hurry to reach details. First and above all I am interested in the large masses and the general character of a picture; when these are well established, then I try for subtleties of form and color. I rework the painting constantly and freely, and without any systematic method.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven. I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: I am like a child who blows up a bubble of soap. At first the I am like a child who blows up a bubble of soap. At first the bubble is very small, but it is already spherical. Then the child blows the bubble up very softly, until he is afraid that it will burst.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: I work on all parts of my painting at once, improving it very gently until I work on all parts of my painting at once, improving it very gently until I find that the effect is complete.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: The first things to study are form and values. For me, these are the things The first things to study are form and values. For me, these are the things that are the basics of what is serious in art.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: Be guided by feelings alone. Abandon yourself to your first impression. If you really have Be guided by feelings alone. Abandon yourself to your first impression. If you really have been touched, you will convey to others the sincerity of your emotion.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: I always entreat the good Lord to give me my childhood back, that is to I always entreat the good Lord to give me my childhood back, that is to say, to grant that I may see nature and render it like a child, without prejudice.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: The most important things in a painting are Form and Value. Color comes last - The most important things in a painting are Form and Value. Color comes last - like a friend you welcome.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Sayings: If my time has come I shall have nothing to complain of. For fifty-tree years If my time has come I shall have nothing to complain of. For fifty-tree years I have been painting; so I have been able to devote myself entirely to what I loved best in the world. I had never suffered poverty; I had good parents and excellent friends; I can only thank God.