Sayings Including Quotes About the Color Brown to Make You Smile

“His is the greatest palette of France and no one beneath our skies possessed to a greater extent than he both the serene and the pathetic, the vibration of color. We all paint through him.” - Paul Cezanne

“His is the greatest palette of France and no one beneath our skies possessed to a greater extent than he both the serene and the pathetic, the vibration of color. We all paint through him.” -- Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906

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“There is no model; there is only color.” - Paul Cezanne

“There is no model; there is only color.” -- Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906I

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“I like to have the screen full of color, twenty colors on the screen at once, fifty colors. There are no dominants despite what people have said.” - Claude Chabrol

“I like to have the screen full of color, twenty colors on the screen at once, fifty colors. There are no dominants despite what people have said.” ~ Claude Chabrol, French Movie Director, b. 1930

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“There’s one thing which I hate about color films… people who use up a lot of their despairing producer’s money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn’t any color.” - Claude Chabrol

“There’s one thing which I hate about color films… people who use up a lot of their despairing producer’s money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn’t any color.” ~ Claude Chabrol, French Movie Director, b. 1930

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“I don’t believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky. You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature’s own hues and tints.” - William Merritt Chase

“I don’t believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky. You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature’s own hues and tints.” -- William Merritt Chase, American Impressionist Painter, 1849-1916

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“It almost always happens that true, but exaggerated, coloring is more agreeable than absolute coloring.” - Michel Eugene Chevreul

“It almost always happens that true, but exaggerated, coloring is more agreeable than absolute coloring.” -- Michel Eugene Chevreul, French Chemist, 1786-1889

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“The theory of not mixing black to darken colors really needs to be tossed out the window. Used sparingly, black can create wonderful, muted colors.” - Steve Childs

​“The theory of not mixing black to darken colors really needs to be tossed out the window. Used sparingly, black can create wonderful, muted colors.” -- Steve Childs, American Painter

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“Being a true colorist means demonstrating discipline by first assessing all the options laid out before you, and then giving equal regard to hues beyond the brightest in your quiver.” - Scott L. Christensen

​“Being a true colorist means demonstrating discipline by first assessing all the options laid out before you, and then giving equal regard to hues beyond the brightest in your quiver.” -- Scott L. Christensen, American Painter, b. 1962

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“Nature is more depth than surface. Hence the need to introduce into our light vibrations represented by the reds and yellows, a sufficient amount of blue to give the impression of air.” - Paul Cezanne

“Nature is more depth than surface. Hence the need to introduce into our light vibrations represented by the reds and yellows, a sufficient amount of blue to give the impression of air.” -- Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906

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“When the color achieves richness, the form attains its fullness also.” - Paul Cezanne

​“When the color achieves richness, the form attains its fullness also.” -- Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906

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“Some colors are very difficult to render, and you must compensate to get the color you want on the screen.” - Claude Chabrol

“Some colors are very difficult to render, and you must compensate to get the color you want on the screen.” ~ Claude Chabrol, French Movie Director, b. 1930

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“Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; everything is vibration.” - Marc Chagall

“Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; everything is vibration.” -- Marc Chagall, Russian-born French Painter and Stained Glass Artist, 1887-1985

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“White … is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black…. God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.” - Gilbert Keith

“White … is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black…. God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.” -- Gilbert Keith Chesterton British Author, 1874–1936

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“I never met a color I didn’t like.” - Dale Chihuly

​“I never met a color I didn’t like.” -- Dale Chihuly, American glassmaker/sculptor and entrepreneur, b. 1941

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“Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.” -  Noam Chomsky

​“Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.” --  Noam Chomsky, American Linguist and Activist, b. 1928

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“I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.” - Winston Spencer Churchill

“I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.” -- Winston Spencer Churchill, British statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1874-1965

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“My own palette has been reduced to three primaries and white. I usually add a couple of grays as values to modify color and tone.”  - Scott L. Christensen

“My own palette has been reduced to three primaries and white. I usually add a couple of grays as values to modify color and tone.”  ~ Scott L. Christensen, American Painter, b. 1962 

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“There is a logic of colors, and it is with this alone, and not with the logic of the brain, that the painter should conform.” - Paul Cezanne

“There is a logic of colors, and it is with this alone, and not with the logic of the brain, that the painter should conform.” -- Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906

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“When The sun is so terrific here that is seems to me as if the objects were silhouetted not only in black and white, but in blue, red, brown and violet. I may be mistaken, but this seems to me to be the opposite of modelling.” - Paul Cezanne

​“When The sun is so terrific here that is seems to me as if the objects were silhouetted not only in black and white, but in blue, red, brown and violet. I may be mistaken, but this seems to me to be the opposite of modelling.” -- Paul Cezanne, French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1839-1906

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“I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control.” - Claude Chabrol

“I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control.” ~ Claude Chabrol, French Movie Director, b. 1930

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“Who told you that one paints with colors? One makes use of colors, but one paints with emotions.” - Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin

​“Who told you that one paints with colors? One makes use of colors, but one paints with emotions.” ~ Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, French Rococo Era Painter

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“In order to change a color it is enough to change the color of its background.”  - Michel Eugene Chevreul

“In order to change a color it is enough to change the color of its background.”  ~ Michel Eugene Chevreul, French Chemist, 1786-1889

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“I don’t know if something can be too colorful. Color is one of the great properties of glass and is more intense in glass than any other material. Imagine entering Chartres Cathedral and looking up at the rose window: you can see a one-inch square of ruby red glass from 300 feet away.” - Dale Chihuly

​“I don’t know if something can be too colorful. Color is one of the great properties of glass and is more intense in glass than any other material. Imagine entering Chartres Cathedral and looking up at the rose window: you can see a one-inch square of ruby red glass from 300 feet away.” -- Dale Chihuly, American glassmaker/sculptor and entrepreneur, b. 1941

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“At one side of the palette there is white, at the other black; and neither is ever used neat.” - Winston Spencer Churchill

“At one side of the palette there is white, at the other black; and neither is ever used neat.” -- Winston Spencer Churchill, English Politician and Painter, 1874-1965

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“All color is no color” - Kenneth Clark

“All color is no color” -- Kenneth Clark, English Author, Museum Director, Broadcaster and Art Historian, 1903-1983

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