In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out.
When I have a day off, I won't spend it at a Hollywood party. I'd rather be at home with paints and a blank canvas.
As an artist, all I need is my paints and brushes - and someone to drag me away when the canvas is done
And so my militant philosophy is this: to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to make with the movie is the same.
I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine. I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of the precious jewels I thought I had put there!
The prisoners for better security against conversation shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck, with a holes for proper breathing and eating, but not seeing.
The animation of the canvas is one of the hardest problems of painting.
I deliberately, in a way, went for something that was a huge challenge and was a big period film. I was excited about the canvas on which I could tell the story as much as the story itself.
You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so.
The print on canvas is the closest to the original work. I personally sign them as well.
I'll take anything and slap it on a canvas.
When you give an artist a canvas, you shouldn't tell him exactly how much paint to put on it, or exactly how sharp the images should be. You should let the artist get going.
It gave me a moment of exquisite satisfaction to find myself moving away from civilisation in this rude canvas canoe of a model that has served primitive races since men first went to sea.
An empty canvas is full.
My training was that you fill in the canvas where it needs colour and polishing. You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business.
When I was in art college, I would be painting, and I would create something on a canvas that was actually quite attractive. But if I got frightened and tried to protect that, that canvas would die.
I don't like poetry that just slaps violent words on a canvas, as it were.
Colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas.
You would hardly believe how difficult it is to place a figure alone on a canvas, and to concentrate all the interest on this single and universal figure and still keep it living and real.
Cover the canvas at the first go, then work at it until you see nothing more to add.
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between a painter and his canvas.
The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible.
Throughout the time in which I am working on a canvas I can feel how I am beginning to love it, with that love which is born of slow comprehension.
I am an artist. The track is my canvas, and the car is my brush.
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