Wednesday, January 28, 2009

New painting for the new year

Yesterday I finished my newest painting. A development in color for me. This wonderful meeting of Hansa Yellow and Green Gold on this textural surface. Creates some stunning transparencies that glow within the surface.

"01-27-2009 (Dreams of Spring)" 18" X 10" A/WF/C



I decided on the subtitle "Dreams of Spring" as it's got around 3 to 4 inches of snow outside right now. Slowing everything in the town to a snails pace. Good for contemplating painting, but not if you've got a bunch of things to do. Such as promoting my show with the WAC which is running till February 7th.

I was a bit on the weary side when beginning this final stage of painting. As I haven't really meshed with transparent colors much. As I always thought it created a bit too much of a monochrome surface, but as it was drying, I realized that these colors are really creating a wonderful depth within the surface of the painting. That makes me wanna develop this series of working with more transparent colors further.

Here are a few large files of the details of this painting.









Thanks for viewing.

Jeffrey

4 comments:

  1. Foarte interesant ce ai postat.M-am uitat pe blogul tau si imi place ce am vazut chiar e frumos si interesant.Felicitari si sigur am sa mai revin!

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  2. Well thank you very much Cioara. Hope life is well in Romania.

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  3. It could be like your own private sun on the wall Jeff. Simple, yet not simple at all -I am usually not a fan of the color yellow unless used wisely. Strangely enough, I think I like this painting! My compliments.

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  4. Yeah it really is like a little private sun. Thanks bro. Perhaps one day I can get a nice show in Amsterdam so that you can come to the opening.

    Cheers.

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