Or if not literally to put brush to canvas, then at least to capture the moment in his mind for future painterly use.
There was strategy in putting brush to canvas, in weaving cloth or planting a garden.
She took against my stuffed creatures from the start and refused to put brush to canvas.
Today, this once, he would put brush to canvas.
As usual, no sooner had I put brush to paper did the local and tourist onlookers arrive, along with a thirsty dog.
In each one, there is evidence of Shatter's increasing ability to put brush to canvas and feel earth and water swell.
Teufelsbürst attributed them to the vampire, and left the picture as he found it, not daring to put brush to it again.
With no formal training, Michelle put brush to wall, and painted what is still considered a public art masterpiece.
They evolved from meticulous plotting on paper, in words and drawings, before he put brush to canvas.
But he also puts brush to canvas with surprising tenderness.