Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Metropole hotel



acrylic on paper 6x9"

Hotel Metropole
Llandrindod Wells

Autumn,light effects on the last leaves
Victorian Buildings and a bit of paint
we don't need much,do we?

22 comments:

René PleinAir. said...

A little bit more time I'll guess,
more time to paint and less changes so much during painting.

Lovely Rob, ... good to see you on track a bit.

Katherine Tyrrell said...

I remember it well - I once spent a whole day there at a conference!

Llandod is in such gorgeous countryside

Mick Carney said...

The killer shadow across the front of the hotel really lifts this piece into the art art stratosphere.

Ulrike Miesen-Schürmann said...

And who stops the time for painting this great light? O:-) You've kept it brilliantly!

Celeste Bergin said...

wow that light is compelling! I love that you did this on paper--makes me want to do that! what great colors

Rosie Tremain said...

Lovely Rob! We had a coffee there last week after a rather strange visit to the Llandod Horticultural society! Thanks for coming over yesterday, Rosie

rob ijbema said...

this was done inside rene
the light was arresting

rob ijbema said...

a conference katherine?
glad i was outside painting!
eventhough at home...

rob ijbema said...

yes that shadow made a difference mick
i tried to have several contrast bits

rob ijbema said...

my camera uhlrike

rob ijbema said...

i like to use paper and acrylics at home celeste,oil and panels outside...

rob ijbema said...

i was good to meet you and ian,rosie
and i really hope we can do something together

Victor Errington said...

Hi Rob.
This one is gorgeous, I love it. I think your Shadows are spot on. All the best Rob.
Vic.

Sarah Wimperis said...

Lovely Rob, great colours

Art with Liz said...

You mean, you don't need much! Wonderful colours Rob - can see Autumn creeping in there!

beckielboo said...

I LOVE this painting, Rob. I know it's the colors, a marvelous painting.

I've taken a long time this afternoon looking at your paintings (on this site). What I learned is - I could study your brushstrokes for the rest of my life and still not learn to be a painter. Your ability of understatement is poetic. I am so impressed. And I am going to keep studying!

Thanks for a wonderful afternoon!
Beckie

rob ijbema said...

thanhks victor
it was a nice spot,and the shadows make the light

rob ijbema said...

hi sarah
cheers mate!

rob ijbema said...

thanks liz
its not wehat but how you paint it

rob ijbema said...

thanks for your kind words beckie
the secret?
just keep going till you find your own voice,it may take a while but it will come

Gillian said...

A wonderful painting, Rob. I often see the Metropole lit up against a dark sky and it really stands out like this - even though I hate that green paintwork!

rob ijbema said...

thank you gillian
so nice to know you know what i painted!