Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Rhododendrons


oil on panel 9x12"

cemetery's are beautiful and peaceful places to paint
a wonderful occasion to concentrate and be....

18 comments:

Gillian said...

A beautiful sunlit scene. I love old churchyards!

rahina q.h. said...

love it! i love the fact that you are so free with that brush and any worries are blown away!

Keith Tilley said...

Yes, that peacefulness seems to come across in the painting.

rob ijbema said...

yes gillian there is a nice baptist one in newbridge,thanks!

rob ijbema said...

i'm just lazy rahina...wicked and lazy!

rob ijbema said...

glad it does keith...

Bruce Sherman said...

Hi there Rob!... I agree with "You"... they're great places to visit... and paint in! I just don't want to live there... for now! HAHA!!

Lovely handling of your greens with the contrasting rhododendron splash of colour! Another gem!

Good painting!
Warmest regards,
Bruce

Mick Carney said...

Lovely depth and your trademark vibrant colour.

Celeste Bergin said...

I love cemeteries...you made it seem a happy place indeed..I really love the sun struck greens

Art with Liz said...

My gosh but it's beautiful - or at least you make it look like heaven on earth!

rob ijbema said...

yes bruce it was nice leaving...haha
splash is the right word! cheers!

rob ijbema said...

vibrant because of the combinations mick,thank you!

rob ijbema said...

yes that light on the grass was so nice to put down celeste! can't fail to make you happy!

rob ijbema said...

heaven on earth,i like that liz!!!
thanks!

painterchum said...

hello Rob, you've got a cracker here. I love the arrangement of shapes, and your use of colour. beautiful

rob ijbema said...

thank you sally
always good when you find a great spot!

A.Decker said...

I agree with your sentiments about the cemetary, and your interpretation of this scene. Lovely.

rob ijbema said...

thank you decker,,it was lovely!