Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Happy Willow


oil on panel 8x10"

happy willow
more spring anyone?

21 comments:

Akwarelia said...

You are a master of the light, Rob. Fantastic!

Leslie Sealey said...

This one makes me smile. Spring is here!

rob ijbema said...

you are a master of compliments,thank you so much akwarelia

rob ijbema said...

if you smile leslie then i'm happy

Keith Tilley said...

This is so full of sunshine. You seem to be really enjoying the Spring weather.

ANDREW TAYLOR said...

Super work!!!! Nice to see and keep it up
Andrew

rob ijbema said...

yes spring has got that effect
thanks keith

rob ijbema said...

hi andrew,hope you are out there too doing your thing!

Gillian said...

You've captured that tricky contre-jour light perfectly. Beautiful. x

May we have more info about your paints and support please?

rob ijbema said...

hehe gillian you're too late for the painting classes....

rob ijbema said...

allright than

my support can be wood panel or canvas,i put a pink/orage gesso coat on for the base

i use a limited palette,ultra marine blue,red cad med and lemon yellow plus white ofcourse...

Susan Roux said...

Amazing.

rob ijbema said...

thank you susan

Gillian said...

Thanks for the info, Rob. I'm hoping to go back to oils after many years so I'm always interested to know about the basics. x

rob ijbema said...

anytime gillian
just ask away...

Celeste Bergin said...

this Rob ijbema guy knows how to paint the prettiest greens EVER

rob ijbema said...

hehe i like to know this guy celeste!

steve strode said...

Dripping with light Rob, nice one.

rob ijbema said...

Dripping with light,i like that steve!thank you...

Adam said...

Lovely painting I can't wait for all the trees to leaf fully :-)

rob ijbema said...

thank you adam,spring can't last long enough...