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E. J. Hughes Quotes

I am hoping that, with the added wisdom of old age, I can still look ahead for an improvement in tone, line, colour and composition.
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As you can see, at my age - 48 - Art is still one big experiment.

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I'm going to just sit down for a couple of weeks and do nothing but read who-dunnits and Art books. I feel my work is getting a bit dull and mechanical and this proposed resting should work up some enthusiasm in me.

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At present I am using a good sized bedroom in the 2 bedroom house here as a studio, and it is large enough to step back from my canvases, and has a good north light. It should serve very well until I can afford to have the storeroom half of the back building lined and insulated and a chimney put in. That may be in about two years.

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It is a matter mostly of having the time to spare from my finished paintings to put in on travelling and sketching out of doors.

— E. J. Hughes

The primitive style makes nature look like stage scenery.

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I feel that when I am painting, it is a form of worship. I see how wonderful nature is and how wonderful art is ... and by trying to produce these works of art, I feel that I am just showing my appreciation of these creations.

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I hope my work isn't dismissed by the critics as illustration or photography.

— E. J. Hughes

It takes more time to rework a painting than it takes to fill in the canvas in the first place. I wish I could get them all right with the first coat like many of the old masters could, but seem destined to have to rework to make them even passable.

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I've found from years of trial that the only way I can work is to make sketches in pencil from Nature, purely as reference material for future use in the studio.

— E. J. Hughes

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