Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.— John Ruskin
Courageous Beautiful Paintings quotations
There is a thing about beauty. Beauty is always associated with the male fantasy of what the female body is. I don’t think there is anything wrong with beauty. It’s just what women think is beautiful can be different. And there can be a beauty in individualism. If there is a wart or a scar, this can be beautiful, in a sense, when you paint it.
I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint.
I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.
Describing beauty is almost impossible because we perceive it, rather than describe it. If you look at a Rembrandt painting and start to try and describe what the beauty is you see, your words sound absolutely pathetic.
Choose only one master - Nature.
No matter your wreckage. There will be someone to find you beautiful, despite the cruddy metal. Your ruin is not to be hidden behind paint and canvas. Let them see the cracks. Someone will come to sing into these empty spaces.
I once taught art to adults in a night course.
I had a woman who painted her back yard, and she said it was the first time she had ever really looked at it. I think everyone sees beauty. Art is a way to respond
Like a Shakespearean sonnet that captures the very essence of love, or a painting that brings out the beauty of the human form that is far more than just skin deep, Euler's Equation reaches down into the very depths of existence.
Painting is about the beauty of space and the power of containment.
I want to fall in love with beautiful women of all races.
Rescue somebody every now and then, improve my painting, and improve my sentence structure. If I can make a living doing that stuff, that's great, and I will keep doing it, and they can do whatever they want with my image. I couldn't care less.
At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough.
You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough.
Three things are needed for success in painting and sculpture: to see beauty when young and accustom oneself to it, to work hard, and to obtain good advice.
Paint the flying spirit of the bird rather than its feathers.
For me, a painting must give off sparks. It must dazzle like the beauty of a woman or a poem.
I paint a woman's big rounded buttocks so that I want to reach out and stroke the dimpled flesh.
I have never seen a beautiful painting of a beautiful woman.
But you can take an ugly woman and make a beautiful painting of her. It is the painting itself that should be beautiful.
As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see.
At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough.
You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough. No record of it needs to be kept and you don't need someone to share it with or tell it to. When that happens — that letting go — you let go because you can.
I don't have a lot of pressure on myself to be successful.
I'm more of an artist. I just try to make myself more a part of the most beautiful painting as possible. And enjoy it.
Talk to them about things they don't know.
Try to give them an inferiority complex. If the actress is beautiful, screw her. If she isn't, present her with a valuable painting she will not understand. If they insist on being boring, kick their asses or twist their noses. And that's about all there is to it.
Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints.
I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and say, 'I've never seen anyone run like that before.' It's more than just a race, it's a style. It's doing something better than anyone else. It's being creative.
If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall, I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe.
A painted landscape is always more beautiful than a real one, because there's more there. Everything is more sensual, and one takes refuge in its beauty.
Different shades of life make the painting more beautiful.
One has to seek Beauty and Truth, Sir! As I always say to my pupils, you have to work to the finish. There's only one kind of painting. It is the painting that presents the eye with perfection, the kind of beautiful and impeccable enamel you find in Veronese and Titian.
Look from the blind man's eye.... You can paint the picture, the way you like about this world, so why not think positive and make this world more beautiful for yourself and others?
If one could only reproduce nature, and always with less beauty than the original, why paint at all?
At this sunset hour, the canyon walls are indescribably beautiful and I fear the magic of photography can never record what I see now. The tall spires near the canyon's top and the walls of the canyon up there look as if God had reached out and swiped a brush of golden paint across them, gilding these rocks in the bright glow of the setting sun.
Must you know that yours will be the “better” picture before you pick up the brush and paint? Can it not simply be another picture? Another expression of beauty? Must a rose be “better” than an iris in order to justify it’s existence? I tell you this: you are all flowers in the Garden of the Gods.
A real apple is more beautiful than a painted one, and a live woman is more beautiful than a Venus of stone.
An effective lighting design is like a beautiful painting.
Your medium is bringing someone to an emotional state he or she would not achieve at that moment without your art. This does not and can not happen by accident.
Painting is like making love. You cannot ask, 'How do you do it?' But, hopefully, it is beautiful.
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.
Nothing is so improving to the temper as the study of the beauties either of poetry, eloquence, music, or painting.