Top 10 Quotes by Richard MacDonald

Richard MacDonald

The greatest success is creating whatever you want without conditions. I don't do commissions unless I really want to, because it's like having a job.

Richard MacDonald
I use zero photography. I have a photographic memory and a complete knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and an interest in grasping the moment of what is happening, not just the outside, but the inside out.
Richard MacDonald

There are very few people who do what I do.

Richard MacDonald
At any one time, I'll have 30 to 40 pieces going on in the studio, so this is not economically driven at all.
Richard MacDonald

I never had a job. I bought my first house within a year of getting out of school, and I built a custom one four and a half years later. The Art Center didn't teach much about business, but I learned a lot from the Fortune 500 companies that were my clients.

Richard MacDonald
I've had over a dozen models come in and pose fro me live for these new Cirque pieces. Cirque is a world-wide phenomenon and they are just incredible athletes. I've been to all the performances and am really fascinated by all of their productions.
Richard MacDonald

I was tired of illustration. You'd work so hard on a commission and it would go in to a magazine, and you'd turn the page and it was gone.

Richard MacDonald
I do everything. Of course, I have 50 people who work for me to do the drudgery of mold making and all the foundry. This is an enormous task. But every stroke in these sculptures is from my hands.
Richard MacDonald

I don't do commissions and I like the freedom to create what my heart or mind tells me to.

Richard MacDonald
These guys are just flying through the air and I'm capturing them in the split second and putting it into a work of art, via clay to the bronze.