Several years ago, I went through a 'van Gogh period,' where I created nothing but studies and interpretations of Vincent van Gogh's work. He has always been an artist with whom I have found a strong connection. Thirteen years later, despite moving on to a completely different period in my work, he still influences the way I paint, and the way I think about painting. His sunflower paintings in particular, inspired me to create this quick, gestural study.
oil on canvas