Inspiration Near at Hand
George Van Hook
Iris 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
In response to our “Inspiration Near at Hand” simply call for paintings designed in artists’ gardens or other individual areas, we gained these five images from artist, George Van Hook. Even though inspiration can be discovered much and huge, quite a few of us have observed “diamonds in personal backyard”, particularly through the confinement of the pandemic. There can be fantastic artistic benefits to portray a much more intimate and personalized environment all over the changes of light-weight and period.
The Flower Farm 12 x 16″ Oil © George Van Hook
George wrote to us, “I generally devote a fantastic portion of the summer season months painting the determine in the several lovely flower gardens that encircle our household in Upstate New York. We have lived in this article for approximately thirty-five years, and from the incredibly starting it was our intention to make the surrounding landscape a haven for portray. That, coupled with the pleasant existence of our possess three daughters, and with their lots of mates, meant that I would by no means absence for topics or products!
I have completely appreciated the a long time of do the job, and, on the lookout again more than the numerous paintings that I have done below, it is a joy to observe the development of each the gardens, and the excellent loved ones and pals that have specified me so numerous hrs of inspiration.”
In the Garden 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
Afternoon Reading 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
A Silent Moment 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
You can see more of Van Hook’s perform at George Van Hook Great Art, or examine our prior job interview with him at Voices of Practical experience – George Van Hook.
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