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.
As an artist, all I need is my paints and brushes - and someone to drag me away when the canvas is done
A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
And I usually use myself as a model, posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.
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.
I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting.
Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals. Preferably big ones.
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.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
I've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books.
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 revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
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.
The artist discards all theories, both his own and those of others. He forgets everything when he is in front of his canvas.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.
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.
I don't like poetry that just slaps violent words on a canvas, as it were.
I get to experiment with a lot of looks with my character so that's really fun for me. It's like getting to paint a new canvas everyday.
It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
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.
I think we're all born with this huge canvas in front of us and the paintbrushes and the paint, and we choose what to put on this canvas.
An empty canvas is a living wonder - far lovelier than certain pictures.
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