really developed the creative
part of the brain. There are no textbooks.
You illustrate your own text books
and take dictation and have your main lesson
on the Middle Ages or whatever and just
create your own books. Or they stick an
instrument in your hand in first grade and
you go into a room filled with violins,
cellos and flutes and they're just there
for you to just choose
what you want to I've played every
process is a cocktail of instinct, skill,
culture and a highly creative feverishness.
It is not like a drug;
it is a particular state when everything
happens very quickly, a mixture of consciousness
and unconsciousness, of fear
its a little like making love,
the physical act of love.
in affairs always rate the MAN
whose services can be obtained as a partner
as not only the first consideration, but
such as to render the question
of his capital
scarcely worth considering, for such men
capital; while, without the special talent
required, capital soon takes wings.
to produce pictures
because I've been in so many and I just
making movies. I like to be fully involved
in each movie I do whether I'm starring
in it or producing it. I look at the rushes
every day and discuss the film with the
director, throwing in advice if needed.
I recognise the importance
of every stage of film making and so many
things can go wrong.
I try to create
an environment where the least mistakes
can happen. I see them coming up because
I've been there, so now it's easier to find
solutions and rectify problems.
distinction is made between painters
directly from nature
and those who work purely from imagination.
Personally, I think neither of these methods
must be preferred to the exclusion of the
other. Both may be used in turn by the same
individual, either because he needs contact
with objects in order to receive sensations
that will excite his creative
facility, or because his sensations are
was the creative
part that kept me going, trying to be an
when you really hit it right. And I guess
I've always had too much fantasy to be only
Well, also, I had to eat. I was never kept,
to be blunt about it. I always kept myself.
I have always had a pride in the fact that
I was my own.
read all of Shakespeare
and practiced a lot of lines.
going to do Juliet first. Don't laugh.
What, with what makeup, costume and camera
can do, my acting
a Juliet who is 14, an innocent virgin.
I say artist
I mean the man who is building things -
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
order to create
characters in fiction we must have weakness
to balance that power.
could hear my inner voice
telling me it wasn't time,
don't do it. And people
around me whom I love
me to wait until I was sure everything was
ready, but I thought
I could make it all right because I wanted
it to be all right. I was pleased that I
had an opportunity
to make it happen, and I wanted to get my
juices flowing. But I wasn't ready for it.