Monday, April 23, 2012

Afternoon Horizon - landscape of billowing clouds & hillside

Afternoon Horizon  7"x 6"     oil
Today's painting is one of those sunny afternoons looking up toward a spring hillside. It's always interesting that a painting can come out of the most everyday kinds of views. Here, I focused on the billowy clouds and edge of land. And, using values, my intention is to guide the view up through to the sky.
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6 comments:

  1. Your intention is a perfect success , your eyes just glide up towards the sky, and as you put it, incredible how you can make a simple landscape look so good !

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  2. Love the vibrant sky and color harmony throughout the painting.

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  3. It definitely brought me right to this powerful sky, Mary! Beautiful piece!!

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  4. Fantastic! You accomplished just what you intended. The sky is very believable. Not easy to achieve.

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  5. Remarkable sky! And I like your fisherman with the sparkling water. Wonderful.

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