"There are artists who start with the spontaneous and artists who follow the study. The way the contemporary artists work, whether they start from the spontaneous or from the study, leads to the same aesthetic effect.
Now ... the spontaneous lines, as they are in the Geometric or in the Neolithic drawings, are a start. A spontaneous line, when it is first drawn, represents sometimes the ground, sometimes the sea, sometimes a tree, sometimes a human being. In case of abstraction the opposite happens. The spontaneous lines attain, through study and inspection, the appearance of a symbol ... " PANOS SARAFIANOS