Vincent Van Gogh and
Painterliness
Vincent Van Gogh is Famous
But, he only sold 1 painting during his
lifetime
• Self-taught artist
• Dutch but lived in
France
• Never married; lonely
...
Van Gogh is considered a “painterly” artist
because he used “visible brushstrokes”
Starry Night
Vincent Van Gogh
Jacob Wre...
Close-Up of Starry Night
Extreme close-up of Starry Night
Field with Poppies is a painterly piece.
Describe how it is painterly in your own words.
Poppies by Van
Gogh
• Where are the
visible
brushstrokes?
• Where are the
outlines?
• Why does the red
color “pop” out at
...
To-Do
1. Draw your own
version of
poppies in a vase
with pencil
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Vincent Van Gogh and Painterliness

  1. 1. Vincent Van Gogh and Painterliness
  2. 2. Vincent Van Gogh is Famous
  3. 3. But, he only sold 1 painting during his lifetime • Self-taught artist • Dutch but lived in France • Never married; lonely • Made over 1,000 drawings, sketches, and paintings • Suffered mental illness; cut off his own ear • Substance addictions
  4. 4. Van Gogh is considered a “painterly” artist because he used “visible brushstrokes” Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh Jacob Wrestling with an Angel Claude Gellee
  5. 5. Close-Up of Starry Night
  6. 6. Extreme close-up of Starry Night
  7. 7. Field with Poppies is a painterly piece. Describe how it is painterly in your own words.
  8. 8. Poppies by Van Gogh • Where are the visible brushstrokes? • Where are the outlines? • Why does the red color “pop” out at the viewer?
  9. 9. To-Do 1. Draw your own version of poppies in a vase with pencil

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