Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Still in Venice

Doing a black and white drawing prior to the painting has been quite beneficial, besides extending my worktime, and doubling my output. I discover all the troublesome areas during the drawing, and can determine how to handle them before starting the painting.


Jala Pfaff said...

Wow, I absolutely love this--the color work and the abstract qualities of it.

Casey Klahn said...

This is now one of the definitive Venice canals to me. No kidding, Bob. Very very wonderful!

Casey Klahn said...

The way you did the verticals - as shapes and also as color bands - is very imaginative. Venice is usually a vertical environment, but you have isolated something unique, I think.

The higher value in the water is an idea I value, too. I could go on about the colors - better to just look and enjoy.

Bob Lafond said...

Jala and Casey, Thank you for your comments. It's very gratifying.