What’s Next?

Have you even wondered about your favorite artists and what they might have forgotten, left out, or failed to create because they lived in their particular era?   In other words, they created what they did and now….what’s next?  This is the inspiration behind our new weekly art blogging event “What’s Next Wednesday.”  Each week on, you guessed it, Wednesday, we will post a new prompt which asks you to expand on something a well known artist has already done.  The goal is for you to channel the spirit of the original artist and then add your own spin!  You can find all the details here along with a few simple rules to keep you from going all willy nilly on us.  No worries, your creativity will still be able to flow freely.

To get the thought process flowing, here is a reinterpretation of Van Gogh’s famous piece Starry Night.

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https://pixabay.com/en/landscape-scene-scenic-nature-1315124/

Perhaps this is how Van Gogh would have completed the work, had he enjoyed the use of digital equipment?  Maybe this is Starry Night over a desert instead and there was a cactus in the foreground.  In any case, the spirit of Van Gogh remains, but a new identity has been achieved.  So, dream about stars, computers and cacti tonight, and we’ll see you tomorrow for the very first installment of “What’s Next Wednesday!”

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