Best 173 of Canvas quotes - MyQuotes
An empty canvas is full only if you want it to be full.
The 'renewed' mind is the canvas on which the Spirit of God can paint.
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.
You have the clean canvas of a whole week before you. Paint well.
Vincent Van Gogh
The canvas has an idiotic stare and mesmerises some painters so much that they turn into idiots themselves.
By not foretelling the ending to yourself, as a writer, you're able to open up the canvas and say, "I'm going to go here. I'm going to go there." It's just a little bit more freeing than a stand-alone procedural, where you work backwards from the end.
An empty canvas is a living wonder - far lovelier than certain pictures.
There inside you exists a most beautiful and unique masterpiece of YOU. To bring its shine out, you must paint and decorate on your canvas, with all the colours of YOUR rainbow you keep and awaiting to be unleashed upon
An art critic is someone who hopes to see his ideas translated to canvas without having to learn how to paint.
What a severe yet master artist old Winter is... No longer the canvas and the pigments, but the marble and the chisel.
I paint the darkness and the silence, You see them as stars and poetry.
I am the first to be surprised and often terrified by the images that I see appear on my canvas.
Do not imagine that I would disregard that thing that lies beneath the mask... but be sure that when the outside is rightly seen, the thing that lies under the surface will be found upon your canvas.
That's what I mean by something grips in a canvas. The moment that happens you are then sucked into the whole thing. Like some kind of rhythm.
The laws of physics are the canvas God laid down on which to paint his masterpiece.
Someone spilled the ink on the canvas. Now boasts: "I painted the night".
If you go too far with naturalism, there is no need to even organize; just look... and paint what you see until the canvas ends.
Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on.
A canvas is never empty.
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!
An empty canvas is full.
I applied streaks and blobs of colors onto the canvas with a palette knife, and I made them sing with all the intensity I could.
A timeless classical love story our romance shall be… I'll paint it on vintage canvas cause your love transcends the realms defeats any measure of time and lasts forever. (fragment from "Utopia", chapter Hope)
I think creativity is something that best happens when you have clear parameters. If you're not confined by anything then it's meaningless. You've got to rap over the beat, or you've got to color within your canvas. You pick the canvas size first. That makes most sense to me.
Life is a canvas of many strokes where shades from different palettes meet into a picture so concrete that some forget it is their own, so become framed themselves.
In 2008 all the stars aligned perfectly for Obamas 6-point victory over John McCain. He was an inexperienced, untested neophyte, and successfully convinced enough voters to paint their own version of what hope-and-change was all about on the blank canvas he provided.
Raven moaned at the sensations ripping through her, like the first splash of color on a monochrome canvas.
I was born in darkest ignorance. My spiritual master taught me the truth of the Universe
I advance all of my canvas at one time.
Dancers are a work of art - they are the canvas on which their work is painted.
A. D. Posey
Film is the ultimate canvas, the elixir of art, and the magic of life.
I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I'm just the middleman.
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.
Jazz musicians like John Coltrane needed these very clear titles for their abstract music, and your decision to bring voices into your music as a way to tap into content. It's related to the way my text-based work still functions as abstraction for me. If I repeat a sentence down a canvas, the text starts to smudge and disappear. It essentially becomes an abstract piece. The meaning of the text is still there.
The sky is a canvas, so paint your own life.
John F. Carlson
In the anxiety to get beautiful colour harmony do not exhaust all combinations on one canvas.
The Republicans initially sort of saw George W. Bush as a blank canvas, didn't they? It seems like they interviewed him when he was governor of Texas to see what kind of candidate he could be.
At some point I realized that the text was the painting and that everything else was extraneous. The painting became the act of writing a text on a canvas, but in all my work, text turns into abstraction.
I'll take anything and slap it on a canvas.
What the painter adds to the canvas are the days of his life. The adventure of living, hurtling toward death.
To a musician or songwriter, your canvas is silence.
The English mist is always at work like a subtle painter, and London is a vast canvas prepared for the mist to work on.
You treat the air as a canvas and the paint is the chords that come through your fingers, out of the keyboard.
Who but a brazen crazy person would go one-on-one with blank paper or canvas armed with nothing but ideas?
A. D. Posey
Style jazzes up your canvas.
She can paint a lovely picture, but this story has a twist. her paintbrush is a razor, and her canvas is her wrist.
Painting is the pattern of one's own nervous system being projected on canvas.
[PlayStation 2] is a new canvas for humanity that takes us back to our nature.
The construction industry likes nothing more than a blank canvas onto which they can impose a brand new building, because that way they can make more money.
The artist discards all theories, both his own and those of others. He forgets everything when he is in front of his canvas.