And The Cat Helped …..

Painting van Gogh’s bedroom in under a minute – and the cat helped too. Husb films me when I’m faking on Fridays with Ed Sumner’s Cheese and Wine Painting Club over on Facebook and then edits several hours of painting into around a minute. It took about 6 hours really. A Chance To Own OneContinue reading “And The Cat Helped …..”

Finally Finished Vincent’s Bedroom

I finally finished faffing with van Gogh’s painting of his bedroom in Arles. I started it a few weeks ago on one of painter Ed Sumner’s Zoom tutorials. It’s a lot more complex than it looks. Vincent’s brushwork is multi-layered and his composition, although it looks simple, has some difficult distorted perspective. Of course IContinue reading “Finally Finished Vincent’s Bedroom”

Faffing With Vincent

I’m still faffing with this copy of Vincent van Gogh’s “Bedroom In Arles”, it’s a lot more complex than it looks at first, as are all his paintings. Although the composition is relatively simple, the complexity is in the layers and layers of paint piled thickly onto the surface of the canvas. I love itContinue reading “Faffing With Vincent”

van Gogh On Speed

Here’s one of van Gogh’s boat paintings speeded up – all done and dusted in a minute! I wish!!!! He did a number of studies on the beach at Les Saintes Marie de la Mer in the south of France. It was supposed to be where Mary Magdalene’s boat landed when she arrived in FranceContinue reading “van Gogh On Speed”