Inspiration Close at Hand
George Van Hook
Iris 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
In response to our “Inspiration Shut at Hand” simply call for paintings produced in artists’ gardens or other individual spaces, we been given these 5 illustrations or photos from artist, George Van Hook. While inspiration can be identified significantly and large, quite a few of us have identified “diamonds in have backyard”, especially throughout the confinement of the pandemic. There can be terrific inventive positive aspects to painting a much more intimate and private globe in the course of the changes of light and period.
The Flower Farm 12 x 16″ Oil © George Van Hook
George wrote to us, “I ordinarily spend a great part of the summer months portray the determine in the many beautiful flower gardens that encircle our home in Upstate New York. We’ve lived right here for practically 30-five several years, and from the incredibly starting it was our intention to make the bordering landscape a haven for painting. That, coupled with the delightful presence of our individual 3 daughters, and with their numerous friends, intended that I would hardly ever absence for subjects or designs!
I have carefully enjoyed the several years of do the job, and, looking back again around the lots of paintings that I have accomplished below, it is a joy to observe the advancement of both equally the gardens, and the fantastic spouse and children and buddies that have offered me so several hours of inspiration.”
In the Garden 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
Afternoon Reading 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
A Quiet Moment 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
You can see far more of Van Hook’s get the job done at George Van Hook Wonderful Artwork, or study our former job interview with him at Voices of Encounter – George Van Hook.
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