William Van Doren

Metaphysical sunset painter, self-taught. Painted every sunset for eleven years, 1-1-06 to 12-31-16. Experimenting with sunsets since 1995. Author, 47 Minutes on Christmas Eve (Third Edition). Currently completing The Sunset Chronicles: Paintings and Notes from Four Thousand Nights. 

 

See recent paintings on my Facebook Page@714bastille on Twitter; Instagram @williamvandoren.

 

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Friday
May122017

On the Way Home – Meta-Sunset, 2016/17

William Van Doren, ON THE WAY HOME. Based on sunsets from White Shop, Culpeper County, Va. Oil on canvas, 60 x 84.

This painting, five by seven feet, was commissioned for a family in White Shop, Virginia, near Culpeper. Title derives from the fact that they (wife and husband, who both work in Warrenton) wanted this to be based on views they have as they're returning from work. 

Saturday
Apr292017

4018/4018 – Sunset, Saturday, 31 December 2016

William Van Doren, 4018/4018. Sunset from Stony Point, Albemarle County, Va. Oil on canvas, 20 x 24.

Conclusion of the 11-year sunset series. The Sunset Chronicles: Paintings and Notes from Four Thousand Nights – book in preparation (agent/publisher TBD!). How painting each day’s sunset changed both the art and the artist. Expect new paintings here, as well as retrospectives of sunsets going back to 1995. Thanks to everyone for hanging with me through all the changes.

Monday
Mar272017

Penultimata – Sunset, Friday, 30 December 2016

William Van Doren, PENULTIMATA. Sunset from Stony Point, Albemarle County, Va. Oil on paper, 5 x 6.

Monday
Mar272017

Poly Roly – Sunset, Thursday, 29 December 2016

William Van Doren, POLY ROLY. Sunset from Stony Point, Albemarle County, Va. Oil on paper, 7 x 7.

Monday
Mar272017

Easel Diesel – Sunset, Wednesday, 28 December 2016

William Van Doren, EASEL DIESEL. Sunset from Stony Point, Albemarle County, Va. Oil on paper, 7 x 7.

Monday
Mar272017

Mostly Changeable – Sunset, Tuesday, 27 December 2016

William Van Doren, MOSTLY CHANGEABLE. Sunset from Stony Point, Albemarle County, Va. Oil on paper, 7 x 7.

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