quote by J. Cole

No need to fix what God already put his paint brush on

— J. Cole

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Paint brushes quote A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silen
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

Bodybuilding is an art, your body is the canvas, weights are your brush and nutrition is your paint. We all have the ability to turn a self portrait into a masterpiece.

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Paint brushes quote I would like to paint the way a bird signs.
I would like to paint the way a bird signs.

I sit for two or three hours and then in 15 minutes I can do a painting, but that's part of it. You have to get ready and decide to jump up and do it; you build yourself up psychologically, and so painting has no time for brush. Brush is boring, you give it and all of a sudden it's dry, you have to go. Before you cut the thought, you know?

I want people to know what it is they're looking at.

But at the same time, the closer they get to the painting, it's like going back into childhood. And it's like an abstract piece.. it becomes the landscape of the brush marks rather than just sort of an intellectual landscape.


A simple line painted with the brush can lead to freedom and happiness.

Paint brushes quote The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do.
The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do.

When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen.

My philosophy is that I'm an artist. I perform an art not with a paint brush or a camera. I perform with bodily movement. Instead of exhibiting my art in a museum or a book or on canvas, I exhibit my art in front of the multitudes.

I can't even find the perfect brush so I can paint what's going through my mind.

Racing 'gainst myself but I'm a couple steps behind.

Paint brushes quote I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

The pictures were painted directly through me, without preliminary drawings and with great power. I had no idea what the pictures would depict and still I worked quickly and surely without changing a single brush-stroke.


To an artist, a picture is both a sum of ideas and a blurry memory of 'pushing paint,' breathing fumes, dripping oils and wiping brushes, smearing and diluting and mixing.

I see less and less... I need to avoid lateral light, which darkens my colors. Nevertheless, I always paint at the times of day most propitious for me, as long as my paint tubes and brushes are not mixed up... I will paint almost blind, as Beethoven composed completely deaf.

Paint brushes quote A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience.
A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience.

I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc. I prefer sticks, trowels, knives and dripping fluid paint or a heavy impasto with sand, broken glass or other foreign matter added.

We must offer ourselves to God like a clean, smooth canvas and not worry ourselves about what God may choose to paint on it, but at each moment, feel only the stroke of His brush.

I began to paint again, even though I could barely hold the brush, but knowing exactly what I wanted to paint, I began three more large canvases... of large wheat fields under cloudy skies, and it did not take a great deal to express sadness and loneliness... I believe these paintings say what words cannot.

Paint brushes quote Think that's what attracted me to painting so much. I could create any kind of w
Think that's what attracted me to painting so much. I could create any kind of world that I wanted. Nothing hurts here, no pain, nobody's unhappy, it's a pleasant place. Everything's nice here.

Just as I work with paints, brushes, and canvas, I work with the light, pieces of glass and chemistry.

If you want something badly enough, make an attempt.

If you want to paint, get a brush and do it. If you want to sing, sing. A lot of people get scared. They're afraid to fail. Take that word out of your vocabulary. You don't "fail." You've "tried your best."

God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle - and my heart and thoughts.

Paint brushes quote I paint flowers so they will not die.
I paint flowers so they will not die.

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.

I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the 'Mona Lisa' with a two-inch brush.


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.

Paint brushes quote Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony
Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony, and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven toward these things with an irresistible momentum.

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.

I begin painting and as I paint the picture begins to assert itself, or suggest itself, under my brush. The form becomes a sign for a woman or a bird as I work... The first stage is free, unconscious... the second stage is carefully calculated.

Light is my inspiration, my paint and brush.

It is as vital as the model herself. Profoundly significant, it caresses the essential superlative curves and lines. Light I acknowledge as the energy upon which all life on this planet depends.

Paint brushes quote Paint what you want.
Paint what you want.

To me, the whole process of being a brush stroke in someone else's painting is a little difficult


Having a great golf swing helps under pressure, but golf is a game about scoring. It's like an artist who can get a two-inch brush at Wal-Mart for 20 cents or a fine camel-hair brush from an art store for 20 dollars. The brush doesn't matter - how the finished painting looks is what matters.

They were wrestling with canvases, using violent colors and huge brush strokes.

I arrived with gray, silent, sober, oppressed paintings. One critic said they were paintings that thought.

Paint brushes quote Life is a great big canvas, throw all the paint you can on it.
Life is a great big canvas, throw all the paint you can on it.

You want to paint? First of all you must cut off your tongue because your decision takes away from you the right to express yourself with anything but your brush.

Rhetoric paints with a broad brush.

At the point where I'm trying to force something and it's not happening, and I'm getting frustrated with, say, writing a poem, I can go and pick up the brushes and start painting. At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere, I go and pick up the guitar.

Paint brushes quote A painting is not a picture of an experience; It is an experience.
A painting is not a picture of an experience; It is an experience.

You must first realize the thing completely in your mind.

Then grasp the brush, fix your attention so that you see clearly what you wish to paint; start quickly, move the brush, follow straight what you see before you, as the buzzard swoops down when the hare jumps out. If you hesitate one moment, it is gone.

Painting a line across canvas with a brush is similar to the motion of a wave breaking.

As an artist, all I need is my paints and brushes - and someone to drag me away when the canvas is done

Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints.

I like to make something beautiful when I run

Within one hour of touching the brush to canvas for the first time, my students have a total, complete painting.

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