Monday, April 20, 2009

Monday


oil on canvas 8x9"

sweet start of the week,it was...
the cherry blossoms here are going for it!
the sun was out in force,
tullips,dandidils,so much to paint so little time...
saw some bluebells allready

14 comments:

Mick Carney said...

Lovely juxtaposition of colours and great value variation that makes the light sing.

rob ijbema said...

hi mick
i though i could have pushed the values/distance a bit more...but i'm happy enough,it's got a lovely spring feeling,thanks!

René PleinAir. said...

Indeed you have Rob, and it shows!

What a great couple of spring paintings!

Fábio Cembranelli said...

Delightful nature interpretation. Your brush work and the color mixing are both great.

rob ijbema said...

thanks rene,don't know where to look,nature's colors are calling me

rob ijbema said...

hi fabio
you make it sounds better than it looks,thank you for that!

Dick Rink said...

Indeed great colours. But I´ll guess you have to hurry painting more of those. Before you know it the blossom is gone.

L.Holm said...

Hello, Rob - I've just found your blog paintings from Faye's site. What beautiful work! You've captured the joy of spring, and gorgeous light. best regards, Liz

r garriott said...

Gorgeous! Wish I was there to see it. Thanks for painting this!

rob ijbema said...

yes i'm out all day today dick,
despite other commitments,live is to short,especially for flowers!

rob ijbema said...

so glad that feeling comes across
liz,i'll try again today!

rob ijbema said...

my pleasure garriott,i'm just glad i caught a bit of it...

Victor Errington said...

Hi Rob.
I have just discovered your Blog,
And am very pleased that I have.
I have gone through some of your
paintings and they are all
Brilliant.I couldn`t make my mind
up which one to comment on,so I
chose this one,fantastic.
All the best.
Vic.

rob ijbema said...

you are to kind vic,thank you very much...i'm glowing