Inspiration Near at Hand
George Van Hook
Iris 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
In reaction to our “Inspiration Near at Hand” call for paintings developed in artists’ gardens or other particular spaces, we received these five pictures from artist, George Van Hook. Whilst inspiration can be located significantly and extensive, quite a few of us have discovered “diamonds in possess backyard”, particularly all through the confinement of the pandemic. There can be wonderful imaginative rewards to painting a extra personal and personal earth through the alterations of light and period.
The Flower Farm 12 x 16″ Oil © George Van Hook
George wrote to us, “I normally expend a very good portion of the summer time months painting the figure in the quite a few beautiful flower gardens that encircle our residence in Upstate New York. We’ve lived right here for approximately thirty-five a long time, and from the very starting it was our intention to make the surrounding landscape a haven for painting. That, coupled with the delightful existence of our personal a few daughters, and with their numerous friends, meant that I would under no circumstances absence for topics or types!
I have completely enjoyed the decades of work, and, looking again about the numerous paintings that I have finished listed here, it is a joy to observe the development of equally the gardens, and the fantastic relatives and mates that have provided me so many hrs of inspiration.”
In the Garden 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
Afternoon Reading 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
A Peaceful Moment 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
You can see far more of Van Hook’s do the job at George Van Hook Great Artwork, or study our preceding job interview with him at Voices of Expertise – George Van Hook.
If you have paintings of your very own yard landscape spaces that you’d like to share, fall us a line.
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