15 x 19.5 in mixed media on illustration board.
I was driving through a nice afternoon rain shower and noticed how the sky was starting to open up. The sight real caught me as magical, rain was still coming down hard and yet grey grey everywhere except in this small portion of sky. When I see opportunities to observe what nature provides/skies I am usually driving so the overhead lines seem to always seek part of the stage. Darn things seem to always ruin the view…. however this time the contrast between thick and thin lines made the scene complete in my mind’s eye. As is my style the surface has quite a bit of texture, especially since the blues seemed too strong until I covered the whole piece with white tissue paper…got my colors right and got a lot of texture to boot. Not sure I am out of my slow period yet, but this is a nice start.
Very interesting work. Thank you for letting us enjoy it.
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Love stormy skies!
erm, this is f##king awesome.
Appreciate the comment…i did however have to edit it a little, must keep my PG rating for my younger fans.
This is wonderful; just my cup of tea! Gray scaled with sharp contrast… yep, that’s a winner 🙂
Wow! I love this! A scene often seen!
Love the texture in this piece.
Thank you for the follow. Nice place you have here. Your art is scrumptious.
Normally the lines would be distracting but I find them an integral part of the image and I concur with Alli. Without them the background would just that….an ordinary background.
This is oddly uplifting.
Thank you…it is kind of about something is coming better…course a pessimist could say it’s the start of something bad …lol
Love this piece. I’ve seen so many photographs like it but never a painting. Nice work!
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The geometry and textures in this piece are absolutely nifty!
And I thought i was the only person to still use the word ‘nifty” … i really appreciate your comment, thanks
So true about the power lines! And so funny to see this today…just the other day I took a bunch of photos with the power lines as the main focus on a cloudy day, they were presenting an interesting line into the future with the dark clouds all around them. I like your painting 🙂
Thanks…I have seen that view for many many many years…first i truely have seen it was the day i painted it…life is funny..or is that the creative process?
I love a piece that feels like it is actually made of something. That is one of the things I find distasteful with alot of the digital art I see from my illustrator colleagues–no friction.
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It can be done…just takes more effort than most programs provide…at times i wish i had classes in digital art to add to my long list of mediums.
Very interesting, My eye is drawn up high through the spaces in the clouds, so it really has depth. I agree that the wires really make it. Wonderful!
I really like the movement in this one.
An interesting picture in that nothing in it is quite obvious and therefore open to interpretation. I like how the circles could be either clouds or bubbles! And the background would be nothing without those foreground lines. Nice choices!
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