Inspiration Near at Hand
George Van Hook
Iris 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
In reaction to our “Inspiration Shut at Hand” connect with for paintings designed in artists’ gardens or other private areas, we acquired these five photos from artist, George Van Hook. While inspiration can be uncovered significantly and extensive, quite a few of us have identified “diamonds in very own backyard”, specifically throughout the confinement of the pandemic. There can be fantastic resourceful benefits to painting a far more intimate and individual world during the changes of gentle and season.
The Flower Farm 12 x 16″ Oil © George Van Hook
George wrote to us, “I normally spend a great part of the summertime months painting the figure in the quite a few wonderful flower gardens that encircle our home in Upstate New York. We have lived right here for approximately 30-5 a long time, and from the really starting it was our intention to make the bordering landscape a haven for painting. That, coupled with the pleasant existence of our personal three daughters, and with their a lot of close friends, meant that I would under no circumstances deficiency for topics or designs!
I have comprehensively enjoyed the several years of function, and, seeking again over the many paintings that I have finished in this article, it is a pleasure to observe the development of both the gardens, and the superb family and mates that have offered me so a lot of 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 operate at George Van Hook Good Artwork, or study our past interview with him at Voices of Encounter – George Van Hook.
If you have paintings of your possess backyard garden landscape spaces that you’d like to share, fall us a line.
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