Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 - May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching.
If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.