Color Your Own Van Gogh Paintings

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Courier Corporation, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The name of Vincent van Gogh is synonymous with passion, intensity, innovation, and sheer brilliance. Now art lovers and colorists of all ages can enjoy hours of coloring pleasure and experience the work of a master in a personal way. This exciting new coloring book will launch you on a journey of discovery with a collection of 30 meticulously rendered black-and-white drawings of van Gogh masterpieces. By referring to the 30 accompanying full-color illustrations depicted on the covers, you can bring alive these skillful adaptations that include" Sunflowers, Starry Night, Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe, The Church at Auvers, " and many more. Every stroke you make along the path of each painting will lead you to the central truths about van Gogh the creative genius and van Gogh the man. Every line, every choice of color, every expression of nuance is a powerful reflection of his psyche and his soul.
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Although his works fetch record-breaking prices at modern auctions, Vincent van Gogh (1853–90) sold only a single painting in his lifetime. The artist labored in obscurity, creating hundreds of paintings and more than 1,000 drawings in the 10-year period before his suicide. His posthumous fame grew quickly, and his influence on Expressionism, Fauvism, and other branches of modern art is beyond calculation.

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