Monday, July 11, 2011

Amsterdam, after sunset

 It was winter evening, and the painting does have a dark, heavy mood to it- However, there is still something missing & I am not sure what it is. Maybe I should show some light in the windows & entrances?! And something about the water too..


I tried painting it a second time, wanted to add more texture to the water, added some more warmer colors, but messed it up. I think the first attempt was better :)

3 comments:

  1. Both are lovely paintings. I think I like the buildings in teh second and the water in the first. Great depth of colour in the water!
    Were these painted en plein air?

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  2. Thanks vinayak .. These were painted from a photo I had taken few years back. I have a few photos of these beautiful buildings along the canals, but I struggle trying to get the perspective right in the sketch :)

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  3. Anu, Water color strocks is good.Try more..
    -DPSC BOSE dpscboseart.blogspot.com

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