A Description of: Vincent Van Gogh's "A Starry Night"
"A Starry Night" reveals much passion, effort, emotions, and the great amount of time Vincent Van Gogh put forth in order to complete this master piece.The audience quickly finds them selves standing beneath the star lit sky, after they are captured by the vastuse of line, form, shape, and color. Vincent Van Gogh had a talent like no other; The kind of talent which pulled you into his works of art.
Vincent Van Gogh's " A Starry Night" is an oil on canvas painting.The actual texture of the painting is rough, giving the painting anextra swirl. Contrast is shown through color and in size with the petite village, grand sky, miniature stars, and the great bright moon.The shades of yellows, blues, and greens send a sharp emotion.A variety of elements are used within the painting, but the center of interest is in the movement of the energy in the sky.It sends a harmony through the trees and a feeling of rolling down the mountains. The emphasis of the organic shapes suggests to the audience that he was looking into the depths of the unknown beyond our knowledge.
Located in the bottom left of the painting is an old winding tree trunk of a cypress tree .The trunkshows great movement to your eye through the winding roots.The solid dark green and brown thick roots point highin the direction of the star lit night, as if they were reaching out for one last touch of life.You can almost hear the wind whistling as it
blows through the surrounding sky of cool colored blues.A swirling breeze chills through the trunk on the hill and sweepsdown into the retired village below.The village, shaped by geometric figures, is nestled in by the warm rolling hills in the distance.The proud standing church located into heart of the town stretches above the roof tops. The steeple of the church