This is another one of the large tulips outside the Aberdeen Pavilion. There were more inside, where the building has been playing host to a number of functions during the festival, including entertainment and food.
When I popped in there were a number of artists at canvases, working mostly from photos of tulips, while a professional artist was among them (I believe it was the fellow in the white shirt) giving tips and suggestions.
This sculpture of Van Gogh was present.
I rather liked this sculpture, which was more approachable for photo ops.
Fun walking about with you!ReplyDelete
Really fantastic tulip arts. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Good display of paintings.ReplyDelete
Thanks for taking us there! What a fun and interesting place.ReplyDelete
Looks like people are having a great time being creative and enjoying the event. I also like the Van Gogh sculpture, very attractive!ReplyDelete
This would have been fun William, wouldn't have minded picking up a paintbrush myself :) mind you Mr Van Gogh looking over my shoulder would have been a bit daunting :)ReplyDelete
I'm more of a photographer than a painter, and I guess I'm not the only one ... ;-)ReplyDelete
what fun. so pretty. i love looking at folks art. some folks are superly talented. ( ;ReplyDelete
I love that painting of yellow tulips!ReplyDelete
That's a wonderful and creative element for a tulip festival -- very nice.ReplyDelete
So much to like here. Love the tulip with the Parliament buildings on it. And I also like the sculpture of the man at the table.ReplyDelete
I'm always impressed when I see an artist at work. I would watch the inuit do soapstone carvings and they would tell me what was in the stone.ReplyDelete
There are some really fine artists there. Love the sculptures and seeing Van Gogh was impressive.ReplyDelete
@Cloudia: and fun to do the walking.ReplyDelete
@Orvokki: you're welcome.
@Pat: you're welcome.
@Bill: there is another sculpture here I need to feature.
@Grace: it would.
@Jan: I know my artistic skills are meagre.
@Norma: I did too.
@SRQ: it was a good idea.
@Red: the artistic process interests me too.
@Linda: thank you!
@MB: I think it was featured in a previous year, at Dow's Lake. I was surprised to see the Van Gogh again.
Hi William, you are seeing and photographing the most interesting things. Thank you for sharing all these lovely photos.ReplyDelete
Lots of creative art. I could have spent time and money there.ReplyDelete
Nice paintings! And the Van Gogh statue is so...realistic!ReplyDelete
@Nancy: you're welcome!ReplyDelete
@Tex: I certainly thought so.
@Gunn: and there were things on sale as it turns out.
@Cheryl: it is realistic. There's another one of a Canadian artist I'll have to feature.
I hate to see them exposed to the weather and the elements.ReplyDelete
There are some talented painters in that group of photos!ReplyDelete
The last sculpture was wonderful, but I preferred the deep, deep blue tulip.ReplyDelete
Lots of stuff going on around the festival!ReplyDelete
This is fantastic.ReplyDelete
How I would love this event. So much activity and so much talent and beauty!!ReplyDelete
Oh, I would have loved that too! The Van Gogh sculpture is super-cool!ReplyDelete
@Linda: I think the elements do have an effect on themReplyDelete
@RedPat: there is.
@Whisk: I agree.
@Kate: there is a lot to do.
@Linda: it certainly is!
That it was.Delete