Friday, June 08, 2012

Rain and Reflections-The City, 8" x 10", Oil on board.

This is one of my little alla prima paintings of London. In this painting I introduced my own colour scheme to the scene which would have rather been harsh if i kept it as it was. Normally the London buses are a harsh warm red colour but  I decided to move it  to the purple tint range to support my warm purplish scheme here. I then added a yellow umbrella to compliment the whole picture.

Rain and reflections, 8" x 10", Oil on Board, 2011 SOLD
"When the artist is alive in any person...he becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressing creature. He becomes interesting to other people. He disturbs, upsets, enlightens and he opens ways for better understanding."- Robert Henri

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