Love to Paint? Use These Artistic Instagram Captions to Show Off Your Paintings
Painting is one of the most instantly impactful and captivating forms of self-expression out there, and your very best paintings absolutely deserve to be shared.
Whether you paint huge murals, tiny dioramas or revelatory self-portraits, your art likely says something about who you are and what matters to you. If you've wanted to showcase your work to a wider audience, we have some Instagram caption ideas for you.
For flaunting the piece that was totally therapeutic to paint:
"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."
For that impressionist painting of the world's natural beauty:
"I could certainly never mirror nature. I would more like to paint what it leaves with me."
For that artwork that is 100% mood:
"Without atmosphere a painting is nothing."
For showcasing your latest self-portrait:
"I paint myself because I am alone. I paint myself because I am the subject I know best."
For the painting that captures the music within you:
"I would like to paint as the bird sings."
For the painting that helped you finally comprehend yourself:
"Real painters understand with a brush in their hand."
For when what's on the canvas is what's in your head:
"A man paints with his brains and not with his hands."
For that work that took everything you had:
"Art is a tyrant. It demands heart, brain, soul, body."
For your latest mystifying and slightly incomprehensible piece:
"If you understand a painting beforehand, you might as well not paint it."
For when you feel you've managed to express what makes you uniquely brilliant:
"In art what we want is the certainty that one spark of original genius shall not be extinguished."
For displaying what you were able to create after ages of procrastination:
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced."
-Vincent Van Gogh
For when you want your painting to speak for itself:
"A work of art doesn't have to be explained."
For those times when taking artistic license is exactly what you set out to do:
"I do not paint what I see, but what I saw."
For the painting that brings extra life and color to the surrounding space in an exquisite way:
"Filling a space in a beautiful way—that is what art means to me."
For expressing pride in your most expressive work:
"Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard."
-Leonardo da Vinci
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