Displaying 750 of 17859 characters. His father, a commercial photographer, and his grandmother, an architect, especially pushed him towards painting. Other family members include art historian Bainbridge Bunting, prominent Italian painters Gino and Bertha Venanzi, as well as Pulizer Prize winning author Willa Cather. Below is a collection of William Hook 's Art Prints. The American Landscape is William Hook's inspiration. After attending classes at the Kansas City Art Institute, William Hook left Kansas City continue his study at the University of New Mexico where he received his Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in 1970. Art, American Artist, and Focus Santa Fe have featured Hook's work in cover articles, and the book, Leading the West by Donald Hagerty, references William Hook as one of the notable influences on the western art scene.
We offer canvas paintings and art prints from any artist ready to cover and decorate any space. Originally a partner in a prominent Denver advertising firm, Hook painted in his spare time, eventually leaving his job after 10 years to follow his artistic muse. Santa Fe is a major art market, much bigger than Carmel. California has the gold hills and cobalt blue ocean. Which artist, living or dead, would you most like to trade a piece of art with? Browse the hottest posters in music, movies and sports. Are you a spontaneous painter, or do you do sketches? Find the perfect frame Over 200 handcrafted frames, plus canvas, wood mount, and more.
You can also frame and mount your canvas art selections and make them look like original paintings. Are you on a first-name basis with Clint Eastwood, the former mayor of Carmel? These limited edition works of art may or may not be currently available. Art, American Artist, and Focus Santa Fe have proclaimed Hook's importance as a leading American landscape painter. He tried to throw you out—he was in Dirty Harry mode! Find your favorite art prints from classic masters and discover up-and-coming artists. So, when your time comes to kick the bucket, what sentence would accurately sum it up for your life? When a gallery image is available we will put them here. There was never a lack of opinions and interest when it came to art in the Hook household.
I like the broad-brush painters—Edgar Payne, Victor Higgins. On what occasion do you fudge the truth? In setting out to bring a new level of creative achievement into his work, Hook has decided that when it comes to interpreting the beauty of the Western landscape, no boundaries should be left unchallenged. If we have enough market data we try to provide estimated secondary market pricing. Is your personality just as bold? You can even turn your own photo into an art masterpiece with MyPhotos. The American landscape is William Hook's inspiration. Use the search engine for ideas and find a unique canvas painting, canvas print or a fine art print to decorate your home. They split their time between their oceanside home in Carmel, California and their home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Hook responds in blues, greens, reds and in the brilliant and vital vocabulary of light and color. What do you consider your forte when it comes to painting? Explore our range of t-shirts and novelty gifts. His work is distinctive and stands out from contemporary landscape painters. All at around 40% less than a custom frame shop. Large skies, low horizons, distant mountains and textured foregrounds are expressed in his paintings with broad brushstrokes of vivid color. But when I got to the point where I was working all day just to get the opportunity to paint up through midnight every evening, I realized it was time to get off a declining curve and step onto a ascending one. Hook's background in art began at an early age.
The magazines Southwest Art, Art of the West, U. My sketching is done on the canvas prior to the painting. Carmel can be cloudy and dreary and foggy, and the light levels go way down then, but this way I get all the light I need. World's largest selection of art We have millions of prints, in a wide variety of styles. That, as well as the dramatic tension he finds in the grandeur of nature, inspires his artwork. What does an artist need most: a good accountant, a good truck, or a good red wine? After earning his degree, Hook moved to Los Angeles, California to attend the Art Center College of Design, graduating two years later.
It was through the influence of his father and grandmother, a professional photographer and architect respectively, that art became second nature. Large skies, low horizons, distant mountains, and textured foregrounds are expressed in his paintings with broad brushstrokes vivid color. He went on to complete his formal education at the Universita Per Straniere in Perugia, Italy, and at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Plus, choose from custom framing, canvas and wood mounting to truly make a piece your own — all high-quality at amazing prices. After more than a decade, Hook left to devote himself to painting full-time.
All the Californians go for the wine. I spent about 16 years in advertising design and that created good discipline in me. Best is the discipline I learned in commercial art. How about painting style—do you consider yourself an impressionist? Years ago when I was painting at the ranch he asked me if I was staying there, otherwise he would have to ask me to leave. Painters such as Victor Higgins and E. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this high-quality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability. Landscapes are your thing—large skies, extreme horizons, distant mountains, textured foregrounds, broad brush strokes.
Working primarily in acrylics, Hook is known for his intimate, yet powerful still lifes and landscapes of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Those two colors have always fascinated me. Featured as a one of the notable influences on the western art scene in the book Leading the West by Donald Hagery, magazines such as Southwest Art, Art of the West, U. Click on a print for more details, a larger photo and estimated pricing if available on the secondary market. Buy your canvas paintings and canvas art reproductions online at PaintingsOnCanvas. Joseph Albers was a hero of mine—he studied color vibrations and color subtractions and additions. I run across him at the Mission Ranch, which he owns.
Martin Hennings influenced the young artist. He is best known for his intensely colorful, yet peaceful still life paintings and his southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico landscapes. Art prints are created on paper similar to that of a postcard or greeting card using a digital or offset lithography press. This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy. Their support bore fruit, and Hook took classes at the Kansas City Art Institute during high school. And I document all my works photographically.