Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Marina Towers Oceanside























"Marina Towers"
oil on panel, 2012
7" x 5" (17.78cm x 12.7cm)
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I did this after a visit to Oceanside California in the late afternoon
just as the tower was beginning to drop into shadow.
I love this time of day.239

4 comments:

  1. This is wonderful. I like the expressive colors and shadings. I also am intrigued by the idea of the lower horizon line, looking up at the building. Very nicely done!

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  2. Hi Katherine,
    Thank you, I had some fun with this one, a limited palette so the focus was more on the emerging shadow. I did 'cheat' the perspective a little bit to give it more perceived height. In reality it would not converge quite so much.
    Keep painting...

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  3. Hi David!
    Love the shadows!
    The lights and darks are fantastic!
    Great time of day! Especially in Southern California!
    Nice buddy!
    Michael

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  4. Hi Michael,
    Thank you, I do love this time of day which is why so many of my paintings are at or near dusk. I loved the way the shadow wicked its way up from the bottom.
    Keep painting...

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