Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
Painted Artist Every
your handwriting. the way you walk. which china pattern you choose. it's all giving you away. everything you do shows your hand. everything is a self portrait. everything is a diary.
Rembrandt painted portraits, The Karate Kid painted fences, and I paint my toenails. But I’m not a snob, I still consider those other two guys to be artists.
When a girl uses six derogatory adjectives in her attempt to paint the portrait of the loved one, it means something. One may indicate a merely temporary tiff. Six is big stuff.
Surely a good therapist should produce a Dorian Gray-style portrait from under the couch so the patient can see the person they really are.
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Portrait: a painted picture expressing less words than a photograph, and hence more accurate.
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He sat by her, watching every gesture she made, as if he would paint her portrait afterward.
Life is what you portrait it!
...I don't want security - to be self-assured - I want to risk my heart in making your portrait and be paid the wages of your devotion...
Love wages devotion
There are only two styles of portrait painting: the serious and the smirk.
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The reason some portraits don't look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures.
Life resemble pictures
Ending a novel is almost like putting a child to sleep – it can't be done abruptly."
[Colm Tóibín, Novelist – Portrait of the Artist, The Guardian, 19 February 2013]
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