Monday, December 15, 2008

green light


acrylic on paper 5x8"

green light, late drive

18 comments:

René PleinAir. said...

now that's a HUGE traffic light!!

rob ijbema said...

is it?
compare it with the front car far right...audi tt!

Annie said...

Beautiful painting.

Maggie Latham said...

Rob, This is a nice painting. May I ask...do yo gesso your paper before using acrylics? Do you use any matt medium? What kind of paper suits you best?

rob ijbema said...

thanks Annie,appreciated!

rob ijbema said...

yes maggie maggie i gesso paper card or canvas with acrylic gesso
ussualy toned with an orange/pink background,aliz.crimson mixed with cad med yellow.
i use any kind of paper but proper acrylic paper is the nicest,never use any mediums only water

annie said...

I like the way the colors from the sky wash over the buildings and ground.
annie
(from USA)

get zapped said...

Fantastic painting. I love all the colors and the scene really draws me in...I want to step in and explore the city street.

Frank A. said...

...Love that sky, Rob..

rob ijbema said...

hi annie,
that is the under painting you can see,it harmonizes the colors...
cheers!

rob ijbema said...

be my guest zap!
i think towns look great at dawn...

rob ijbema said...

nice to hear from you frank,thanks!

Cara Dawn Romero said...

This is beautiful Rob -

rob ijbema said...

thanks cara
it was a beautiful evening

Bill Guffey said...

Wonderful Rob. Love the colors.

rob ijbema said...

hey! thanks bill!
preciated

Dick Rink said...

what can I say more. Everything has already been said. Great colors, like the lights, color of the sky and the free "gesso-lesson".

rob ijbema said...

ja lekker sweertje he dick
bedankt!