Empowering Quotes About Life and Art

“The sky is a canvas, so paint your own life.”
~ Jada Berglund

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

“Art is a personal act of courage. Something one human does that creates change in another”
~ Seth Godin

Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture.
~ Kak Sri

“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.”
~ Denis Waitley

“Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.”
~ Danny Kaye

“I am an artist. The track is my canvas, and the car is my brush.”Empowering Quotes About Life and Art
~ Graham Hill

“The day is an empty canvas, the shapes & colors are yours to choose.”
~Alex Noble

“An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.”
~ Arthur Lowe

“Jazz can be a blank canvas full of possibilities.”
~ Barbara Januszkiewicz

“A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”
~ Leopold Stokowski

“Dancers are a work of art – they are the canvas on which their work is painted.”
~ Patrick Duffy

“I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between a painter and his canvas.”
~ Norman McLaren

‎”I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
~ Michelangelo

I dream my paintings, and then they paint my dream.”
~Vincent Van Gogh


Hope you found some inspiration in these quotes after visiting FineArtTips.com. You can see my art on my website,  LoriMcNee.com, and let’s meet on Facebook  Fine Art Tips Facebook Fan Page, on Twitter, Google Plus and on PinterestBe sure and check out and my fine art prints and notecards on Fine Art America.! ~Lori

Lori McNee

Lori McNee is a professional artist who specializes in still life, and landscape oil paintings. She is an exhibiting member of Oil Painters of America, Plein Air Painters of Idaho, serves on the Plein Air Mag Board of Advisors, and is an Artist Ambassador to Arches/Canson/Royal Talens. As the owner of FineArtTips.com, Lori blogs about fine art tips, marketing, and social media advice for the aspiring and professional artist. As a social media influencer, Lori ranks as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter, has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and named a #TwitterPowerhouse by The Huffington Post. She is a keynote speaker, has been a talk show host for Plum TV, writes for F+W Media publications including Artist’s Magazine, Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market, Photographer’s Market. Also, Zero to 100,000: Social Media Tips & Tricks for Small Businesses. Lori is also a member of the CBS Entertainment Tonight & The Insider Tweet Team.

7 thoughts on “Empowering Quotes About Life & Art

  1. Neadeen Masters says:

    Lori, never mind the quotes, I find YOU such an inspiration. I have followed you for sometime now and am amazed at your tireless energy and enthusiasm. love your artwork and the information you selflessly share with others.
    Always a fan, have a great painting week,

    Neadeen Masters
    PS – the quotes you shared were excellent…might have to share a few…LOL!

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