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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Boat in Evening - 4x8 Oil Painting


4x8 oil painting on canvas panel
SOLD

I listed this little painting of a boat catching some late afternoon sun a few days ago but didn't get a chance to post it on my blog. I spent yesterday covering canvases with red gesso so they'd be ready to go once I figure out what to paint on them.

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9 Comments:

Blogger Karen Bruson said...

Kerri, Nice, little painting. Great colors which add to its peaceful, calming effect.

6:54 PM  
Blogger Jane Hunt said...

Great handling of the water - very pretty!

7:59 PM  
Blogger Megha Chhatbar said...

Lovely colors, composition Kerri! The overall effect id very calm and smooth. Well done!

Megha
Color Pencil Portrait: Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak

5:09 AM  
Blogger Lauren Maurer said...

red gesso? i'd like to hear more about that! i love the lighting in this one- i love being out on our boat when the lighting is that full orangey glow! beautiful painting!

7:29 AM  
Blogger Douglas Hoover said...

Beautiful light on this one, Kerri. I feel like I'm there.

8:21 AM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Thanks all for the kind words, as always. Lauren, for my landscapes I usually use a red ochre gesso that you can purchase from Dick Blick. They carry a line that has a lot of different colors to pick from in gessos.

7:11 PM  
Blogger eLIZabeth Floyd said...

Hi Kerri, I like the calm feeling of this painting.

6:38 AM  
Blogger Diana Marshall said...

wow super painting, you get so much into such a small space, the light, the atmospehere, love this one.

3:11 PM  
Blogger Gary Keimig said...

it does have a nice composition and colors add to the serene feeling of the painting.

8:27 AM  

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