Have you ever copied the masters paintings? Bet some of you have been to the Amsterdam museum that owns this one. This one is my demo for our monthly class with the subject of copying the famous ones to learn something about their methods.
The title is Restaurant at... (something I can't spell) by Van Gogh 1887. This seemed to be one of the easiest ones to figure out! Ha!
Among the many things to figure out - what paints will be like what he used? brushes? application? The class liked the warm sunny look and all tried to add the table except me. There is so much to discover and admire of Van Gogh, and his compositon without the table just doesn't sing.
here is my photo of Van Gogh's painting.........notice those lines used for making shadows: