Quotes About White

Quotes About White

Quotes About Color White

Such a magnificent sky, and it’s nothing but white paper!

 Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter, 1841-1919

“Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature.” -- Aldro T. Hibbard

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Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature.

Aldro T. Hibbard, American painter, 1886-1972

Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature. - Aldro T. Hibbard  #color #quotes

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Renoir said once that nothing was so difficult, and at the same time so exciting, to paint, as white on white.

Ambroise Vollard, French Contemporary artist, 1866-1939

“Put variety in white.” -- Charles Webster Hawthorne Artists Quotes About Color

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Put variety in white.

Charles Webster Hawthorne, American painter, 1872-1930

Working in white makes people look into it. White is ethereal. There’s a purity to it, it makes things look elevated in a way. There’s a whole palette of white…

Jonathan Milne, creates carefully crafted sculptures in white or colored paper.

White covers a multitude of sins.

Jonathan Milne, creates carefully crafted sculptures in white or colored paper.

“White covers a multitude of sins.” - Jonathan Milne  #color #quotes

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White must be the lightest color in a picture.

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein, Austrian philosopher, 1889-1951

White does not exist in nature.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter, 1841-1919

"If time were a color, I bet it would be a tasteful off-white." - Greg Parrish

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If time were a color, I bet it would be a tasteful off-white.

Greg Parrish, American Golden Age illustrator, 1870-1966

If time were a color, I bet it would be a tasteful off-white. - Greg Parrish  #color #quotes

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White … is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black…. God paints in many colors; 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

When you glaze on a bright white ground it is like looking through color rather than at it – like looking through stained glass.

Fred Machetanz, American painter, 1908-2002

To any white body receiving the light from the sun, or the air, the shadows will be of a bluish cast.


Leonardo da Vinci
, an Italian polymath and painter, 1452-1519

White is the most wonderful color because within it you can see all the colors of the rainbow. For me, in fact, it is the color which in natural light, reflects and intensifies the perception of all of the shades of the rainbow, the colors which are constantly changing in nature, for the whiteness of white is never just white; it is almost always transformed by light and that which is changing; the sky, the clouds, the sun and the moon."

Richard Meier, American architect, whose designs make prominent use of the color white, b. 1934

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