« To make a drawing in accordance with our own canons, we need to know the morphology of the subject we want to represent so that, when we transform what we see, we are not held back by this basic grammar that would interface with our spontaneity.
But do not think that it is absolutely essential to transform a shape. It is only necessary when our own canons require it, but if our vision corresponds with th reality that we are looking at, leave it as it is. The decision to transform a subject is one of great integrity.
There may be people who never transform anything, who create exact reproductions. It all depends on our own ability to transfigure an image […]. »