This is a copy of another painting I found in Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent Van Gogh to Emily Carr. I’m not quite sure why this one is called Nocturne in Blue and Silver. Unlike many of Whistler’s other nocturnes, I couldn’t see any blue in this one.
I was inspired by Katie Turner’s post on studying the masters to do another copy. I found this painting in the book Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent van Gogh to Emily Carr. Looking at the reproduction on WikiArt, there’s a much greater shift from cool to warm in the colour (from right to left) compared toContinue reading “Copy of Ferdinand Hodler’s Lake Geneva with Mont Blanc in the morning light”
I wasn’t sure whether I liked Van Gogh’s paintings to begin with, but the more I’ve studied them, and the more I learn about him, the more I do. In fact, I love them now. I thought I’d have a go at a section of The Starry Night to see whether I could replicate theContinue reading “Vincent’s stars”
I copied this drawing from the fantastic book 1000 Dog Portraits and am posting it here with the permission of the artist. The original uses a light colour wash for the background, but I couldn’t mix the right colour with the paints I have, so I imitated it with colour pencil.