Quotes with tag:
My sin as a painter is that I just want to paint anything I want to paint – and repaint.
I also paint and enjoy acrylic medium; some of my close friends have paintings I did for them.
I paint things as they are. I don’t comment.
White paint is my marble.
If I had a place with a studio where I could paint I’d be happy.
I did not know how to paint a mural. I did not know how to prepare the surface. There was nobody from the Renaissance around who could advise me, and I did the best I could.
If you were to say to me that I couldn’t paint, I would write. If I couldn’t write, I would be a set designer. As long as I’m creating something, I’m happy.
One of the pleasant things those of us who write or paint do is to have the daily miracle. It does come.
You’re making a movie, not a documentary. If you made a film like the historians would like you to make, you’re not going to go and see it. I’d rather see paint dry.
You know when you take the paint off an old canvas and you discover that something’s been painted underneath it? That’s what I feel like – that part of the old is coming through the new.
I still love a lot of the guys who just paint.
You can only paint through your experience and sub-consciousness.
I always had that sense of being censored for the things that I thought. Why is it wrong to embroider your pants, or paint with acrylics on your clothing? Why is that weird? Isn’t it weirder to want to be like everyone else?
Painters aren’t expected to paint bleak pictures, are they?
I’m a lifelong movie addict, and one of my favorite projects is making replica props and costumes. Nearly every one of these – from R2D2 to Hellboy’s revolver – ends with the paint job. And it’s not just cosmetic. The paint literally tells a story: what this thing is made of, where it’s been, what it’s been used for, and for how long.