His biography details a lonely and short lived life but his legacy shall live on forever. Vincent Van Gogh continues to inspire artists, both professionally studied and hobbiest. Follow below for more ways to bring this master artist to life today.
Make Van Gogh’s Bed is a beautifully illustrated story features textures for children to touch in the artwork and features two of Van Gogh’s famous artworks: “Van Gogh’s Bedroom at Aries” and “The Starry Night”. And while speaking of touching art, here’s a free interactive “Touch Van Gogh” app to get behind the scenes in the featured painting. Below, check out the video tribute to Van Gogh – it is beautiful and showcases the lyrics for “Starry Starry Night” to honor “The Starry Night” painting and his amazing talent.
A very clever resource is Who Can Save Vincent’s Hidden Treasure? featuring a unique way for children to explore Van Gogh’s art. The book comes with a decoder, letters to his brother, Theo and map for an adventure back in time to explore Van Gogh’s world and studio.
Click here for an interactive kid-friendly informative tool. Learn about his drawings and technique. For a little nonsense fun, check out this little game. And for something a bit more engaging… try this online puzzle of “The Starry Night”.