This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
Colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
I came to feel very, very sentimental about those sets, which is ludicrous, because they represent everything which is transitory and insubstantial. It's absurd that one should feel sentimental about timber and 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.
A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
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 go to make art as who I am as a person. The fact that I am a woman comes into play maybe in the kinds of things I'm interested in or in the way I structure a canvas.
So Pa sold the little house. He sold the cow and calf. He made hickory bows and fastened them upright to the wagon box. Ma helped him stretch white canvas over them.
You treat the air as a canvas and the paint is the chords that come through your fingers, out of the keyboard.
An empty canvas is full.
Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals. Preferably big ones.
When I work alone, it can be like dabbling with a canvas. Maybe you paint over bits, and it starts to form its own life and lead you off in a direction. It becomes an intuitive, subconscious process.
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.
I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting.
I am an artist. The track is my canvas, and the car is my brush.
The print on canvas is the closest to the original work. I personally sign them as well.
I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between a painter and his canvas.
I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I'm just the middleman.
It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
Bill Evans is a real serious jazz pianist who, in my book, crossed over boundaries in terms of color. He used the piano as his canvas.
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions.
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