Artists’ Gardens – George Van Hook

Inspiration Shut at Hand

Artists’ Gardens

George Van Hook


Iris          30 x 24″          Oil          © George Van Hook

   In response to our “Inspiration Shut at Hand” name for work created in artists’ gardens or different private areas, we acquired these 5 photos from artist, George Van Hook. Though inspiration may be discovered far and broad, many people have discovered “diamonds in personal yard”, particularly all through the confinement of the pandemic. There may be nice inventive advantages to portray a extra intimate and private world all through the adjustments of sunshine and season.

The Flower Farm, 12 x 16", Oil, © George Van Hook
The Flower Farm          12 x 16″          Oil          © George Van Hook

   George wrote to us, “I normally spend an excellent portion of the summer time months portray the determine within the a number of lovely flower gardens that encircle our residence in Upstate New York. We’ve lived right here for practically thirty 5 years, and from the very starting it was our intention to make the encompassing panorama a haven  for portray. That, coupled with the pleasant presence of our personal three daughters, and with their many associates, meant that I might by no means lack for topics or fashions!

   I’ve completely loved the years of labor, and, wanting again over the numerous work that I’ve carried out right here, it’s a pleasure to look at the expansion of each the gardens, and the fantastic household and associates which have given me so many hours of inspiration.”

In the Garden, 30 x 24", Oil, © George Van Hook
Within the Backyard          30 x 24″          Oil          © George Van Hook

Afternoon Reading, 30 x 24", Oil, © George Van Hook
Afternoon Studying          30 x 24″          Oil          © George Van Hook

A Quiet Moment, 30 x 24", Oil, © George Van Hook
A Quiet Second          30 x 24″          Oil          © George Van Hook

   You possibly can see extra of Van Hook’s work at George Van Hook Fine Art, or learn our earlier interview with him at Voices of Expertise – George Van Hook.

   When you’ve got work of your personal backyard panorama areas that you simply’d prefer to share, drop us a line.


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