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By Salvador Dali

Rare, very important quantity within which famed Surrealist expounds — in his inimitably eccentric style — on what portray can be, the heritage of portray, what's stable and undesirable portray, the advantages of particular artists, and extra. contains his 50 "secrets" for learning the craft, together with "the mystery of the painter's pointed mustaches."

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Title. III. Title: Fifty secrets of magic craftsmanship. com Contents Index of the Secrets Clear and Brief Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five DEDICATION At the age of six I wanted to be Napoleon—and I wasn't. At the age of fifteen I wanted to be Dali and I have been. At the age of twenty-five I wanted to become the most sensational painter in the world and I achieved it. At thirty-five I wanted to affirm my life by success and I attained it. Now at forty-five I want to paint a masterpiece and to save Modern Art from chaos and laziness.

Painting—Technique. 2. Color in art. I. Chevalier, Haakon, 1902–. II. Title. III. Title: Fifty secrets of magic craftsmanship. com Contents Index of the Secrets Clear and Brief Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five DEDICATION At the age of six I wanted to be Napoleon—and I wasn't. At the age of fifteen I wanted to be Dali and I have been. At the age of twenty-five I wanted to become the most sensational painter in the world and I achieved it. At thirty-five I wanted to affirm my life by success and I attained it.

9. Painter, don't drink alcohol, and chew hashish only five times in your life. 10. If painting doesn't love you, all your love for her will be unavailing. Observe how, when oil color is improperly handled, it is smeared on the canvas, stigmatized by a crude, repulsive opacity, or by a “dull discontinuity” as of ejected matter, now soft and at the same time brittle, now lumpy, spasmodically leprous or running, dirty, turning green and yellow, with even the azures becoming muddy-colored and excremential.

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