Today we would like to talk with all the art lovers, especially those passionate of paintings. What kind of art do you like? What style and period? Do you feel attracted by post-impressionism?
Here we are going to show you a stunning reproduction of one of the most famous Vincent van Gogh’s artworks: “Starry Night”. An amazing painting technique by Garip Ay who reproduced this piece of art on dark water. But let’s make a little introduction first.
Post-Impressionism encompasses a wide range of distinct artistic styles that all share the common motivation of responding to the opticality of the Impressionist movement. The stylistic variations all concentrated on the subjective vision of the artist. Painting became a window into the artist’s mind and soul.
You can read the full story here.
Who is Vincent van Gogh?
Vincent van Gogh is considered the greatest Dutch painter after Rembrandt, although he remained poor and virtually unknown throughout his life. Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter whose work, notable for its beauty, emotion and colour, highly influenced 20th century art. You can read his full bio here.
What should you know about “The Starry Night” painting?
The Starry Night is an oil on canvas by Vincent van Gogh. Painted in June 1889, it depicts the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of an idealized village.
Well, now that you have a little background you can enjoy this video where the artist decided to use water as his canvas. This painting may be just temporary, but the effect and result are so beautiful and close to the original painting.
So enjoy and let us know what other original painting techniques you know and like.