Great artist put their heart and soul into their work. has a little bit of soul in it. For some artists, the soul is the sole source of inspiration and their work is a reflection of their inner lives. Art is derived from self expression so ____
“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul.”
-Vincent Van Gogh
“Great art is the outward expression of an inner life of the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.”
Nighthawks by Edward Hopper (1942) From: The Art Institute of Chicago, Fifty-third Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture. Chicago: 1942.
“The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.”
Wassily Kandinsky, “Yellow-Red-Blue” (1925), oil on canvas (Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, via WikiArt)