” One of the first drawings I did in Paris – I wasn’t thinking of doing drawings, but somehow or other, I kept drawing – I bought a hyacinth flower with a lot of leaves, just to make me feel like spring. “


” My earliest drawing is a supposed Carracci. It wasn’t very expensive, I guess, because they don’t know if it’s a real Carracci. But it has all these seals on it of people who’ve owned it, and one of the great portrait painters of England, Reynolds, had owned it, so that’s the earliest. “


” All my work begins with drawings. “


” In Boston, I developed my eye from the drawing. In Paris, I was fascinated by what my eye saw in the way that Paris is built, its ‘measure.’ “


” When I see a white piece of paper, I feel I’ve got to draw. And drawing, for me, is the beginning of everything. “


” I was taught to draw very well when I was in school at Boston. And I grew to enjoy drawing so much that I never stopped. “



All 6 Ellsworth Kelly Quotes about Drawing in picture


One of the first drawings I did in Paris - I wasn
My earliest drawing is a supposed Carracci. It wasn


All my work begins with drawings.
In Boston, I developed my eye from the drawing. In Paris, I was fascinated by what my eye saw in the way that Paris is built, its
When I see a white piece of paper, I feel I
I was taught to draw very well when I was in school at Boston. And I grew to enjoy drawing so much that I never stopped.
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