Chris Van Allsburg Quotes

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Chris Van Allsburg Quotes

My ideas are not meant to suggest dreams or reality, but a surreal quality.
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There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained in elementary school by being able to draw well. One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked upon as a kind of sorceress.

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I think most people agree there is a component of skill in art making; you have to learn grammar before you learn how to write.

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I like the gizmos that transport people.

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Your house is all about routine, not the unexpected events of your life.

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As the years went by I became a writer and illustrator, although exclusively of fantasies.

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Even the most complicated stories start with a very simple premise.

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I'm always a bit disappointed when I've finished working on a book.

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The general effect of viewing 'Jumanji' is thrilling. I was able to see on film a thing that at one point had only existed in my imagination. I got to see the images from my book come alive.

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I don't like to get scared - it's not one of the emotions I enjoy. So I have to assume that if there are scary things in my books, they aren't very scary.

— Chris Van Allsburg

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