blank canvas

blank canvas

A person or thing that has nothing of substance or permanence within or imprinted upon him, her, or it, such that it can be easily filled with entirely new things. Refers to a painter's canvas that has yet to be painted on. Children's minds are blank canvasses, so we have to be sure to provide them with enriching education and opportunities so as to give them the best possible future. I love moving into a new house and having a blank canvas to make my own! These freshmen are all blank canvasses—we can get them to believe anything we tell them!
See also: blank, canvas
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Kippure was also a real blank canvas where you could create your own vibe.
Moxy Hotels has joined forces with tattoo goddess Megan Massacre, to offer complimentary tattoos inspired by the brands Blank Canvas art program.
In 2016, the Australian sisters, of Palestinian-Lebanese origin, launched Blank Canvas in Dubai.
The owners of the Blank Canvas coffee shop said they would return to their cafe on Bank Street because of the challenging conditions.
A FASHION Show aiming to raise funds for Blank Canvas will take place at 7.30pm on Friday, October 12, at Kingdom, 25, Harrington Street, Liverpool.
"The top floor is essentially a blank canvas for the architect to design a great new headquarters that matches the distinctive quality of their well-known works in New York City as all over the world."
A few seconds later the screen is filled with a wash of blue water, and all the sandcastles return to the sand from which they are made, revealing another blank canvas on which to build.
(iOS, in app A few seconds later the screen is filled with a wash of blue water, and all the sandcastles return to the sand from which they are made, revealing another blank canvas on which to build.
Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.'
The sunglasses she, and the rest of the band, wears becomes a blank canvas for the aforementioned graphics to lay a few patterns on.
Cold and gray is how most people think of concrete, but Matt Heide sees it as a blank canvas. The English-lit grad was applying a quick-set concrete to leaky storm drains around Edmonton, Canada, when its pliable, super-sculptural nature suddenly clicked.
Users can also tap on the palette icon by the shutter to fire up a blank canvas where they can add art and stickers just like on snapchat.
Completely renovated in 2012, the structure offers a blank canvas for the savvy buyer.
I just thought it was useful" "I'm an actress and I really believe in coming to work as a blank canvas and then turning myself into the character.
Michele shared that after being able to slowly and yet painfully piece herself back together after losing her boyfriend, she now can see a blank canvas ahead of her, which is both sweet and painful.