(Image 106 of 270) Copyright © Olga van Dijk
Stand tall and mighty
reach the sky and kiss the sun
I believe in you
HAIKU by Gloria Buono
HOW I DID
This is a colorful triptych, made of B & W trees on small canvas boards.
A year ago I bought an old book
(1947) "Vincent van Gogh
Paintings and Drawings" (Phaiden
for $1.- only
It has lots of B & W monochrome plates on awesome thick paper.
I knew immediately I would use it some day in a collage.
This week I cut out all the trees I could
and re-arranged them on 3 really
That sounds easier than it was: it took me quite a while!
Then I also designed some trees of my own of shredded 'leftover' paper.
I painted first the background in my
After gluing my 'trees' with Matte Medium (Liquitex) on the boards I painted over some to get rid of visible cuts and to add some shades.
And here is my recycled van
I think he would be proud of me!
My husband LOVES them: They're proudly hanging in our bedroom each in a simple black wooden frame!
GOLDEN: Pyrrole Orange, Pyrrole Red, Pyrrole Red Light, Quinacridone Magenta
LIQUITEX:Cadmium red light.,Vivid Red Orange, Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent, Cadmium Red deep Hue, Mars Black, Titanium White.
Copyright Olga van Dijk
This is another OLGartsProduction©2009
each framed in a Museum style white Matting
12x15 inches -31x38 cm- (opening 5x7 inches = 18cm x 13cm)
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Fantastic Trees (Triptych) my friend Olga,the red is very complementary with trees, well constructed and painted, magnificent pieces, José
I love these - just wonderful! And thank you for all your comments Olga!
one word: WONDERFUL...............
Wonderful work. I love it.
Hi Olga. I looked through your whole gallery and I absolutely love your work! I'm a big fan of color and you use them in a wonderfully unique way. Great job!
|Artist Reply: Hey, Thank you Ken. That was very nice of you to say! Thanks for stopping by! -Love And Light, Olga|
Gorgeous effect with the three together!! Wonderful work, Olga!!!
They all three look gorgeous. Beautiful colors.