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Joshua and the Great Fire in the Woods
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Joshua decides to tell horror stories to Simon and David, even though their mother had instructed him not to do that.
Visiting Vincent Van Gogh
An art history major with Vincent Van Gogh as his thesis subject accidently finds a way to travel back to watch Van Gogh in his every day activities.
Van Gogh's Boxers
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Van Gogh, uncovered, Andrew Witkin, book
Van Gogh's Drawings and Watercolors
Vincent van Gogh drew thousands of images to better his style. He believed that drawing was “the root of everything” and completed over 1,000 drawings from 1877 to 1890.
There were... More > periods when he wished to do nothing but draw. In addition he produced nearly 150 watercolors paintings during his life.
Similar to his drawings, Van Gogh often did watercolors as studies before doing an oil painting or as practice. As he continued to refine his technique, he used more and brighter colors in his watercolors.
Van Gogh did not begin painting until his late twenties, completing many of his best-known works during the last two years of his life.< Less
Van Gogh: 100 Watercolors
This Art Book with Foreword and annotated reproductions by Maria Tsaneva contains 100 selected drawings of Vincent van Gogh.
Vincent van Gogh produced nearly 150 watercolors paintings during his... More > life. Similar to his drawings, he often did watercolors as studies before doing an oil painting or as practice. As he continued to refine his technique, he used more and brighter colors in his watercolors. In the letter to his brother Theo, in December of 1888 Van Gogh wrote the following:
"...They are not masterpieces, of course, yet I really believe that there is some soundness and truth in them, more at any rate than what I've done up to now...They may still be full of imperfections, however, that they must get fresher and brighter still, but one can't do everything one wants just like that. It will come little by little."
Though often they are far away from his bold brush strokes, the Van Gogh's watercolors are a unique in their use of clear and vibrant colors.< Less
Letter and Memories of van Gogh
Title: Letters and Memories of Van Gogh
Tagline: Faithfulness, Love, Devotion
Synopsis: Johanna van Gogh keeps the flames of
Vincent and Theo van Gogh Burning bright in her
A... More > one-woman stage play.< Less
Essential Van Gogh
This Art Book contains annotated reproductions of Van Gogh's paintings, drawings and watercolors.
The book includes Table of Contents, Chronology of Van Gogh's life and some of his famous... More > Quotations.
It is useful and entertaining reading for both people who like and know the artistic heritage of Van Gogh, as well as for absolute beginners in this field.
The Impressionists and Post-impressionists of his time influenced Van Gogh to a great extent once he moved to Paris. The bright innovative palette dominated deeply over Gogh's earlier gloomy color palette. Van Gogh's utilization of this original impressionist and post impressionist style changed fundamentally not only his art work, but as well all of art history.< Less
Van Gogh: His Words
This book is a collection of 121 fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Vincent van Gogh. It grants his reflections on subjects ranging from Art and Painting to God and Love:
"I dream my painting... More > and I paint my dream."
"I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things."
"I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it."
"I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart."
"I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed."
"I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture."
"I confess I do not know why, but looking at the stars always makes me dream."
"I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed."
"Admire as much as you can. Most people do not admire enough."< Less