The next in my ongoing quest to really open up the eyes and discover moments of life and beauty in the everyday.

Or as Van Gogh explained to his friend and fellow painter Émile Bernard: "If I work on very quietly, the beautiful subjects will come of their own accord; really, above all, the great thing is to gather new vigour in reality, without any preconceived plan or Parisian prejudice..."

36" x 48"
Acrylic mixed media on birch panel


  1. I'd never heard this quotation from Van Gogh, but it's a gem. "Parisian" can stand in for any orthodox school or dominant fashion, too.


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