A perennial question is: Where do you get your inspiration. One of the "wheres" is the Masters. I have some favourites that I've loved since I was a girl, and they continue to inspire me and push me to paint, and more. One of them is Edward Hopper; I've mentioned him before. These are a few of them:
They fill my eyes, and they fill my soul.
Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown