I'm not sure it ended up looking very van Gogh-like, but I do like the painting. (And since I spent my weekend painting rather than writing my blog post, this is what you're getting this week. Plus I wanted to show it off. I'm rather proud of this painting.)
Here is the finished work:
I took two photos while I was painting, and I always find the artistic process interesting, so, on the off chance you're like me, here are those two photos:
Rather ugly, right?
You'd think I was nearly done here, but those daffodils took forever.
I think I'm going to frame the painting and put it in the little writing nook I fashioned for myself.