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April 30, 2011 May 1, 2011

Filed under: Abstract,Daily Post,Watercolors — lindahalcombfineart @ 7:55 am
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I started this painting as I have all my others recently, with some lines and the idea of using a certain color palette. After the first application of watercolors, I suddenly saw this beautiful sun setting in the ocean. I tried to expand and enhance this initial image. What fun this one was to paint. It’s called Fire in The Sky.

Fire in the Sky - 12" X 16" Kilimanjaro paper and transparent watercolor

I was so excited as I painted it that I almost had to smack my hands to leave it alone as it dried between layers of paint.

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14 Responses to “April 30, 2011”

  1. WOW! So much energy. Beautiful. All these fiery colors lately. You’re a fighter….but you know that. And I mean ‘fighter’ in every positive sense of the word.

  2. Zeinab-Art Says:

    I love this fire in the water!

  3. judy Says:

    Oh, I love that! Fabulous colors!

  4. lesliepaints Says:

    “Piece de Resistance” !!!!!!!

  5. Thank you Leslie. And I want to say again how much I admire the painting you just posted. Bravo. I was happy that this painting has a very clear center of interest. Sometimes that’s hard to achieve with abstracts (or maybe I just get involved with the process and forget the composition!)

  6. terriaw Says:

    Wow, this is really gorgeous! I love the way you used the colors to show the levels and layers here. Great title for this piece!

  7. This is just incredible. I love it. sorry you had to smack your own hands, but you did good, by doing that.

  8. Fridee Says:

    your work looks like batik, I love it!

  9. Sue Brown Says:

    Wow Linda – not visited your blog for a while and suddenly I see a whole beautiful palette of colours and shapes. This is really beautiful work.

    Sue


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