Art of Vincent Van Gogh --- CD or Download
Over 250 paintings and drawings by Vincent Van Gogh. Printable for crafts, altered art, cards, scrapbooks, small prints and books, jewelry, etc.
This collection includes Van Gogh's best-known works (Sunflowers, Starry Night, Night Cafe, Vincent's Room, The Sower, many portraits and several self-portraits) as well as many you may never have seen before! Lots of fun to look through.
Most images have titles, and many have dates. All are carefully organized and beautifully presented for your enjoyment.
- Other Still Lifes
- Buildings and Bridges
- Other Scenes
- Pastoral Portraits
- 600 dpi Bonus
Perfect for altered art, collage/mixed media, card making, scrapbooking, decoupage, stamping, pendants and charms, assemblage. Make fabric transfers, transparencies, tags and labels, many more creative uses! The only limit is your imagination.
"What is done in love, is done well." -- Vincent
Vincent Willem Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands, the son of a pastor. His early works were influenced by his experiences as a missionary among poverty-stricken miners in Belgium and his admiration of Rembrandt. In 1886 Vincent went to live with his brother Theo, an art dealer in Paris. During his time in Paris Vincent was deeply influenced by the new Impressionist movement, and also by Japanese printmaking, and his paintings began to show the brilliant colors we usually associate with his work. In 1888 he moved to southern France, and here, under the brilliant sun of Arles in Provence, among the wheat fields and cypress trees, he painted most of his best-loved works, alive with swirling brushstrokes in vibrant hues of yellow and blue and green. He also painted many peaceful scenes and portraits at the nearby asylum of Saint-Remy, where he spent a year. Van Gogh died in July 1890 of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, after struggling with mental illness for most of his adult life.Vincent Van Gogh is known to have created over 2000 paintings, drawings, watercolors, and sketches, most during a ten-year period. He also left behind hundreds of letters written to his beloved brother Theo, and these provide much insight into his life and work. Van Gogh influenced later art movements including Expressionism, Fauvism, Abstraction and much of 20th-century art. He is considered one of the greatest painters in European art history, perhaps the greatest colorist, and he is certainly among the best-loved artists in the world.
If you ever have the opportunity, please go see Van Gogh's paintings in person, for no print or reproduction can fully convey the incredible color, movement, texture, and emotion of his work. Perhaps we are moved by Vincent's work not only because of its beauty and brilliance, but also because we know the artist suffered so in its creation. His art communicates his love of the beauty of this world, his awareness of the spiritual in the ordinary, his struggle with "madness," and his abiding compassion for his fellow human beings.
Using These Images
COPY & PASTE INTO YOUR IMAGE-EDITING SOFTWARE TO EDIT. Can be printed directly onto any paper, card stock, tissue, vellum, transparencies, stickers, labels, even fabric transfers to make quilt designs and embroidery patterns for personal use. Whatever will work in your printer!
IMAGES ARE 300 - 600 DPI.
Most images are 300 dpi (1200 pixels -- which will be approximately 4 inches when printed at 300 dpi, or twice that size at 150 dpi).
BONUS: additional 22 images @ 600 dpi (2400 pixels -- approximately 6 inches when printed at 600 dpi, or twice that size at 300 dpi).
For your convenience, the 600-dpi images are included twice, within the themed categories as well as in a separate folder. This is not included in the image count; there are over 250 unique images. There are two copies of the images in the sample pictures here because I've included both.
Images can be resized before printing, down to very small. Samples may be smaller than actual images. Images on CD are NOT watermarked.
PC USERS: Our image CDs feature a unique and elegant image gallery viewer that showcases the beauty of every image, and makes makes browsing, resizing, and printing simple. You can also zoom, create a slideshow, etc. Our viewer does NOT download anything to your hard drive, requires no unzipping or extra software, and is easy to use. (You may also open images into whatever picture viewer or editor you usually use.) This special feature of our image collections has been a big hit with our customers, but if you prefer your CD without it, just order the "Mac" version (see below).
MAC USERS: Choose the "Mac/no-viewer" version and we will send you a CD that will work on any computer -- all the same images, same excellent organization, carefully arranged into folders for your ease of use. (Note: If you have a PC-emulator your system may read our software, but of course only you can determine that!)
DOWNLOAD: Images will be sent in a zipped file.
Questions? See our FAQ page! If you still have questions, feel free to email us and we'll be glad to help.
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You may print unlimited copies of images or collage sheets for your own non-commercial personal or educational use, and alter them for your own non-commercial use as well. Please note that this permission is for you, the purchaser, only (images may not be forwarded to others).
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Images may not be resold or redistributed, and there are limits on commercial use (see full license/terms for details).
Use in commercial graphic design, professional advertising or marketing, or media production, creation of design resources for sale, or sale of craft supplies, unaltered prints, or items in large numbers, requires permission and/or additional commercial use license.
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