Tuesday, December 11, 2007

x-mass shopping

Christmass shopping...fun? you decide!
oil on panel 5x8"

15 comments:

Mineke Reinders said...

Despite the rain, it looks very cozy to me with those glowing colors and the wonderful reflections on the street. Lovely work!

rob ijbema said...

thanks mineke (lovely name)
rain often makes for cozy days,
as long as you stay dry...

Mineke Reinders said...

thanks for the compliment on my name..

I've been tagged recently. Want to play? Just come on over to my blog to see the rules. (Sorry if you've already been tagged).

rob ijbema said...

sorry minike,
ik speel liever verstoppertje...

Cooper Dragonette said...

Beautiful Rob. Terrific palette and composition. Great warmth.

rob ijbema said...

thanks cooper,i tried to paint it more miserable...didn't work!
still marry x-mass!

Leslie Sealey said...

Nice one, Rob! The person in the foreground with the umbrella makes an interesting detail.

rob ijbema said...

hi leslie
yes,i thought the foreground figure hunched down with the umbrella would set the mood of a rainy day.
thanks!

moff said...

yes. i can hear it. are we in llandrindod?

rob ijbema said...

yes mof, Llandod (by the newsagent looking towards the metropole) with some edits
otherwise it would have been totally misserable,hehe

rob ijbema said...

or should that be hoho!

Artemisa's Granddaughter said...

Beautiful!

rob ijbema said...

hi Artemisa's Granddaughter,
i tried to make this look awfull,
i don't like x-mass shopping,all that greed,yes i read your blog...
guess i have to try harder!

Michael Pieczonka said...

didn't see this one before. Great composition, drawing and values in this painting. Love that guy in the bot left corner, really adds that extra umph.

rob ijbema said...

didn't you Mike?
maybe you were shopping yourself!
thanks for your observations,nice to see it back myself...