Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Rainbow in the Rain


Oil on 1/8" Gessoboard. Approx 6"x6" SOLD

From sunny sunsets to rainy rainbows. This was my view from my driveway. My main goal was to capture the density in the air, the humidity, and the misty rain coming down. Don't forget...you can't have a rainbow without the rain. Another note - I painted this whole painting with a #10 flat brush. It was huge and that made the painting go quick..and I don't feel I sacrificed any detail either. It's one of my favs right now.

7 comments:

ee said...

Beautiful!

Suzanne Batchelor's Blog said...

love this - i took a photo just like this about two weeks ago from my backyard! lovely!

candy said...
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Helene said...

Just lovely!
I love how you capture the brightness of the rainbow yet the ominousness (is that even a word?) of the sky...

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Dean Grey said...

This turned out really nice, Mike!

Very soft and subtle looking. It definitely appears to be a hazy sky.

Simple shapes yet there's noticeable detail in the treetops.

Lovely!

-Dean

NQ said...

so lovely! so real! felt as if living in there