"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"I choose the primary and secondary colors—say, six in the series. They’re also arranged from the widest to the smallest going up. So that takes care of that. And then, I’ve just used the complementary color. So if it’s red, the eyebrows are green; if I have orange, the eyebrows are blue; and so on. I don’t have to use taste at all in these things."