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Vincent the Goat

Robin Wiesneth

Just finished a fun new project for an Alaqua fundraiser. Their celebrity goat, Vincent, needed his portrait painted. I decided to channel his name sake, Vincent Van Gogh. 

‘Looking through Van Gogh’s work, I chose two of my favorite and most familiar works for inspiration: Starry Night and Sunflowers.

 

Here’s the original photo of Vincent I used for the painting. 

I first tested the idea on my iPad. I created this hi-res digital illustration with the ArtRage app. This image will be used for T-shirt’s and greeting cards. You can get Vincent here on canvas, tote or a pillow.

Using the digital image as a new reference, I recreated Vincent on a 24x30 inch canvas. 


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