Every new painting… Edouard Manet, “Julie Manet Sitting on a Watering Can” “Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim.” – Édouard Manet Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Related 2 Comments Louise Bateman on March 27, 2017 at 8:41 pm I LOVE the Manet quote — it expresses how I feel when I pick up my paints – or charcoal for my figure drawing. And to be honest, sometimes I drown! :). Susan Giannantonio on March 30, 2017 at 2:50 pm This one really resonated with me, too, Louise. We have to be ready to waste paper, that’s for sure!