A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
Begin Did Emotion Which Work
For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.
Nature Paint Realize Sensations Subject
When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
Clashes Flower God I Judge
If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
Strong Tempers Uncertain
Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations.
Nature Object Painting Realizing Sensations
Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.
Daily Daily Experience Emotions Experience Genius