Wednesday, May 06, 2009

late light blue bells


oil on canvas 7x9"

nipped out at the end of the day
the light was something else...
and the black birds cheered me on

28 comments:

Mick Carney said...

I particularly like the texture that you have created with your brushstrokes. Lovely picture.

Jill Berry said...

Not only a nice contrast in the colors but in the distances as well.
Very nice.

Fábio Cembranelli said...

Nice brush work...beautiful contrast between violet/ yellow. Your sense of colors, contrasts, etc is truly good!I love it.

Parapluie said...

There is nothing like the sure brush and color here.

Celeste Bergin said...

you know what you are doing!

rob ijbema said...

hi mick
that texture is the result of a bit of knive work,cheers

rob ijbema said...

than you jill
light and contrasts are so nice in the evenings...

rob ijbema said...

cheers fabio,i was lucky to stumble on this little scene giving me all that beauty

rob ijbema said...

yes 50% of the time diane
still go wrong plenty of times

rob ijbema said...

i'm still learning celeste
still do plenty of bad ones,especially plein air...
but i just keep going (:

Jamie said...

Rob, you know I love these! I think every year, they get more interesting and show more character.

Jamie

PAT MEYER -- said...

The interest of the vertical in the painting gives a wonderful break for the eye to be able to enjoy the whole painting. Great colors. PatMeyerdailypainter.blogspot.com

Ann Reyes said...

Oooh, beautiful, Rob! I love the colors and the loose brushstrokes!

Edward Burton said...

VERY beautiful, Rob.

painterchum said...

i'm still lovin my bluebell painting of yours Rob. it's special.

René PleinAir. said...

Aaah the Blue bells have exploded!!

Go get them Rob!!

rob ijbema said...

nice to see you here jamie
they never get any easier,they remain a challenge,never a dull moment!

rob ijbema said...

hi ann
thank you for your enthousiasm!

rob ijbema said...

thank you ed,appreciated!

rob ijbema said...

yes that was a good one sally,
so glad it went to you!

rob ijbema said...

hey rene!
always glad to catch a few of these
they go so quick...

rob ijbema said...

yes pat i needed a second point of interest,bluebells are so beautiful and it is not always easy getting the right composition

Art with Liz said...

Another great Spring painting Rob - beautiful colours.

rob ijbema said...

this spring is so wonderful liz,hope to do a few more before everything turns the same green

Cooper Dragonette said...

Love all the light and yellow Rob. This piece shines!

rob ijbema said...

hi cooper,
it was a lovely evening and the light was wonderful,all i had to do was put it on canvas...

Jack said...

Every thing is really cute...I really like this blog...Thanks for sharing...
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rob ijbema said...

give up jack