Tuesday, October 10, 2006

blue stream

blue stream, oil on 18x24" canvas

tried to enlarge a 9x12" plein air into a studio 18x24"
Always get into trouble doing this,not being there,breathing the scene,i loose inspiration.
don't think i did too badly this time,altough it looks a bit too sweet to me!

photo ref.

the study,summer stream 9x12"oil on canvas


René said...

Hoi Rob,

Not bad, not bad at all.
but you are right of the plein air
piece, .......... its better.

A new challenge

rob ijbema said...

goede morge rene
yes the painting does nothing for me...when i look back at a plein air piece,memories of the place,a feeling comes back...
geen zin meer in wc?

Michael Pieczonka said...

rob.. nice sense of light in this piece.. I like it!

rob ijbema said...

thanks Mike!
took me a little while to realize it was you...Skip!!
love your self portrait