Returning to my favourite subject now – colours! I was inspired last week-end to take some photographs of this autumn season… and the photo is not out of focus, I shall explain.
My favourite artists have always been the Impressionists and it is not cliche’, I truly sense the vibrations of their message, their art, their being and minds through every stroke of paint. A few years ago I was privileged to visit a Van Gogh exhibition at the Royal Academy with a friend – it was one of the biggest exhibitions ever held by the RA. I remember being drawn to one of his paintings – Flowering Garden, found an image at http://tinyurl.com/o9tomxt
I stood in front of that painting for ages and went back several times; every single stroke was carefully crafted on the canvas, in almost a very painful way. Vincent was a genius! I was so moved that I wanted to cry.
I could never remotely paint anything as beautiful as he did – so the technique used in this photo is more of an aspiration and of a thank you to Vincent and his Impressionists friends for the joys and pleasure that their work brought into my life.
Do you have a favourite artist?
Which artist has inspired you?
or has influenced your work or your life?