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Van Gogh Sunflowers

“I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.”

– Vincent Van Gogh

It was a wet and windy day today but we brightened up the classroom with sunny still-life paintings in the style of Vincent Van Gogh. We looked at examples of his work from his self-portraits to his landscapes to his famous sunflower paintings. Then it was our students turn to take up a paintbrush and have a try.

And here are a few more examples from our class the next day:

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Our Own ‘Starry Night’

Van Gogh’s Starry Night was the inspiration for our projects yesterday. The energy of his brush strokes and genius with colour and texture was our jumping off point for a watercolour-collage piece.

“I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.”

Vincent Van Gogh

Take a look at their masterpieces:

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