Facts about Dick Bruna

Summary

Dick Bruna is a famous Artist, he/she is 91 years old and still alive, born August 23, 1927.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Dick.

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Famous quotes by Dick Bruna (16)


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"Right at the beginning, I didn't know if Miffy was a boy or girl"
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"I thought it was amazing to work with authors, to get a manuscript and try to make up a cover for it"
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"I come from a family of business people, but I had the idea I wanted to become an artist"
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"Each book first begins with a little idea"
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"Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that's how I started doing children's books"
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"Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published"
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"But we discovered that, although I liked publishing, the commercial side meant nothing at all to me"
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"When I make a book, I make it for the child and not for the parent - no jokes in it for the parents!"
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"But I don't sit down and think: this is meant for children"
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"Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time"
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"My father realised that for me to become a publisher in his firm would have been the end of the firm!"
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"I want a nice picture book with 12 pictures - I do my best with that format"
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"I have been drawing all my life"
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"I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was"
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"Before he went to sleep, I told him a little story about a rabbit we saw run around the beach house we rented"
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"I thought it would be very nice to become Picasso or Rembrandt, or a van Gogh"


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