"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent Van Gogh
Friday, August 31, 2012
Artistic Inspiration ... John William Waterhouse
Here's a great painter; John William Waterhouse (1849-1917). I LOVE his paintings. Tales of mermaids and ladies; Ophelia and the Lady of Shallot all come alive next to mythical creatures. Gorgeous flowers and flowing gowns attached to beautiful women make the images complete.
If you are a photographer, check out the fluid poses. Look at the story lines. It's about the wind and the flowers and the movement. Mmmm, I can feel the breeze now...
Here's a great website for you to learn more about Waterhouse.