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This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art - an individual masterpiece.
I really had no great love for shoes. I was a working First Lady; I was always in canvas shoes. I did nurture the shoes industry of the Philippines, and so every time there was a shoe fair, I would receive a pair of shoes as a token of gratitude.
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.
It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank 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.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
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.
A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
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.
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.
For a filmmaker, it's a rare chance to do a personal film on a big canvas.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
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.
I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I'm just the middleman.
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!
Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.
A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
Charles Dudley Warner
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.
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.
Shapewear is the canvas and the clothes are the art.
But it's like the horror of being in a studio with a blank canvas. I used to always run out of ideas because there are so many possibilities and I would just think, well what am I going to do now!
An uninspiring canvas becomes a glamorous masterpiece when it is reattributed to a better-known artist.
An empty canvas is full.
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
Norman Ralph Augustine
I love producing! It's so much fun to start with a blank canvas and create the picture you want to create and see it all come together.
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.
I love acting and certainly won't give it up, but it's part of a bigger canvas for me now.
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