Friday, June 18, 2010

Kept in the Dark

8x10 Oil on Panel
SOLD
Doesn't anyone work? My painting buddy and I drove out to the beach on Tuesday and it was packed. I eliminated all but these two.

12 comments:

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

This makes me want to be under that beach umbrella listening to the ocean! This is fantastic, Karen.

Heather Proll Karp said...

How do you keep the colors so saturated? I LOVE THIS PAINTING!!!

Sandra Galda said...

what a joyful time the eyes have on this one---really nice colors and values...and brushstrokes !!!!

rahina q.h. said...

you manaage to make magic with colours: i don't think i know any artist who has such an eye:)

Marina Petro said...

Your colors are beautiful Karen. Wish I was there. How fortunate you are to live near the ocean...

Cathyann said...

Karen
Love it!...looks like you used a black undertone? I love the contrast between the sherbet colored umbrella and the figure in the shade.

carol morgan carmichael said...

Love this one and also the woman with the hat in an earlier post. Beautiful, interesting work! Love the reflective colors in the sand.

Dana Cooper said...

Great editing, and as always I'm such a fan of your!

Mary Anne Cary said...

Nice and loose, great colors, Karen!

Dayna Talbot said...

Great color!

Becky Joy said...

Love those dabs of color brushstrokes.

Gwen Bell said...

Love both of these beach scenes! Wonderful colors! Aren't you the lucky one living close to a beach?