Donna Clair

Southwest Contemporary Artist

Art Supply posted this wonderful quote from Hokusai – the greatest
Japanese printmaker. Gives me the impetus to continue and to hope I can
have the experience that “every dot, every dash – will live”! What a
great thought to prepare for a new year of painting…..
have drawn things since I was six. All that I made before the age of
sixty-five is not worth counting. At seventy-three I began to understand
the true construction of animals, plants, trees, birds, fishes, and
insects. At ninety I will enter into the secret of things. At a hundred
and ten, everything–every dot, every dash–will live”
― Hokusai Katsushika

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