We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Brushes Quotes from Paloma Elsesser, Jill Lepore, Denise Fleming, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jonathan Miles. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
You’re dealing with all these foreign agents, foreign brushes, and different time zones. So, you have to put just as much work into taking that makeup off as you do into putting it on.
In the trunk of her car, my mother used to keep a collapsible easel, a clutch of brushes, a little wooden case stocked with tubes of paint, and, tucked into the spare-tire well, one of my father’s old, tobacco-stained shirts, for a smock.
If your child really loves art, get them some good brushes. Get good material and make them feel that what they do is important.
But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.
More often than not, punches underwhelm – too fizzy, too fruity, too sherbet-y, and/or too baroque, the flavors all muddled into the boozy equivalent of the water left over from cleaning watercolor brushes.
The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.
In the writers’ room, I know the difference when someone brushes up against me and makes a sexist crack and when they’ve stepped over the line and made me feel uncomfortable and unsafe.
Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing.
I would love if film doesn’t disappear, if we can have film forever so we would have all these brushes, all these possibilities available.
As opposed to putting too much confidence in myself, or in an image or a scene or a set of brushes, I really want to allow the oil paint to perform, to show me the things that it wants to do, beyond my imagination.
I had a few brushes with death, where I nearly chose to go. The final one in 1996 did it for me. I suddenly had that feeling that I wasn’t indestructible. There was no big white light experience, I just felt this complete blackness and a huge voice inside me saying, ‘This is not right.’
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.
My hair is always the same. It’s wavy, so I brush it with a round brush. I’m a brush fanatic. I hoard brushes. I love getting my hair brushed. I will ask my friends to brush my hair for me.
I’ve been working for this industry since I was 15, and every makeup artist I’ve known who’s worth my time uses Jao Refresher on their hands and their brushes. It’s like an all-encompassing sanitizer that smells way better than alcoholy Purell.
She was an enthusiastic painter of oils and watercolors. She was also very generous. I could mess with her paints and brushes all I wanted. On one condition: that I kept my brushes clean. The only art lesson my mother gave me was how to wash my brushes.
I continue to get further away from the usual painter’s tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc.
My favorite moment is when someone says, ‘I like ‘Unleashed.’ ‘Now You See Me’ is so much fun.’ That’s what I want to do: smart, fun and big movies. I cannot lie, I love working with those big paint brushes. I have a blast doing these movies.
People say I’ve had brushes with the law. That’s not true. I’ve had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
We lived in my father’s studio, so there were the brushes and the pencils and the paint. So it would – it was very natural for me to want to paint, I think, and it was never a question.
I sat in the barber’s chair in David Miller’s makeup shop, hours and hours of trial and error. While David poked at me with his crusty brushes, I grew more and more profane. That’s how I started to find the voice of Freddy.
My goal with the makeup line was that you wouldn’t have to use brushes. Fingers are my favorite thing.
Envision what the end result is supposed to be… what do you want to be when you grow up? Where do you see yourself? Once we identify what the painting on the wall is, it is so much easier to bring in the right colors, canvas and brushes to paint that picture.
I’ve always been intrigued by color and by interesting hair. I was one of those weird little girls doing my own hair at the age of 9. I was, like, getting weird gels and new brushes and cornrow holders. I would tweak and perm at the age of 13.
To me, writing and composing are much more like painting, about colors and brushes; I don’t use a computer when I write, and I don’t use a piano. I’m at a desk writing, and it’s very broad strokes and notes as colors on a palette.
It’ll seem convenient ’cause I am ambassador for the charity, but Look Good Feel Better launched a set of makeup brushes through Priceline, and I use the multi-tasking brush to apply my liquid foundation. It’s wonderful. As good as the Bobbi Brown Full Coverage Face brush, which I also use.