Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The Lake House

9x12 Oil on Linen Panel
SOLD

44 comments:

Linda Popple said...

Karen, this is just gorgeous! I love all the light. I think this will be on my list for one of my favorites that you've painted. LOVE it!

Julie Hill said...

Just lovely and so inviting....I want to plop down on the bed and take a nap.

Catherine Jeffrey said...

This painting is so wonderfully suggested...I feel like I am there. It is a masterpiece in atmosphere and emotion.

Linda K. Nickles said...

This is fantastic! I can just feel the light coming through the window.

Stephen Parker said...

There you are — great job on the last two posts. I was worried you might have left DPO. Hope all is well with you.

Dana Cooper said...

Gorgeous Karen, one of your best!

Gwen Bell said...

Oh my goodness this is lovely! Incredible light. Absolutely GORGEOUS!

Susan E. Roden said...

Incredible Karen!
Love everything about this - the mood, light and colors.

Kathy Weber said...

Very nice feeling of light in this one!

Nancy Medina said...

Karen, this is lovely, you can feel the dust motes in the air!

Diane Minuti said...

Karen, I love this painting! The brushwork is so energetic and beautiful! I also love the way you painted the light coming into the room. Congrats!

Brenda Ferguson said...

Such looseness....such confident brushwork. Wow, wow, WOW!
Brenda

Sandra Galda said...

I love your work! This image is really done so well, the furniture is so solid and accurately painted!Great composition !!!

carol morgan carmichael said...

Spectacular color and light! Beautiful.

L.Holm said...

a home run with this one, Karen. perfection!

Kim Blair said...

Gorgeous interior Karen. Your use of light evokes some wonderful memories for me.
Kim

Kerri Settle said...

This is fun to look at at full size. I really love all the texture you put in the bed sheets and the soft interplay of colors.

Gary Keimig said...

Oh Wow! You did a wonderful job on this Karen. great color harmony and brushwork. Wow!

Cathyann said...

Oh my,Karen, is this ever lovely... and so different from your usual postings. I was wondering aboutyour absence. cheers,Cathyann

Pam Holnback said...

Absolutely beautiful. Have you been to the Wyeth's in Maine? This makes me think a little of that.

Miriam Mas said...

This painting caught my eye immediately. There is something to it quite magical. I think it is the light, and the setting. Gives a melancholic and serene feeling. Just beautiful!

n. rhodes harper said...

You never disappoint Karen. Stunning.

Claudia Hammer a Painting a day said...

I just have to say that it is FABULOUS! Great light, color and paint application. Oh, and composition too!

sarah said...

That used to be my bed! Where I slept every summer! I love it.

Ruth Andre said...

Interior paintings are so pleasing to me and this bedroom painting is just beautiful. You have created such a lovely painting.

Marie Theron said...

Super technique as always, Karen. No wonder this was sold so fast, you need to do more interiors!

liz wiltzen said...

Fabulous piece Karen! Gorgeous palette and brushwork!

Marilyn M. King said...

Awesome!

Kathryn Townsend said...

Beautiful color harmonies and composition--this painting and the last one!

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Beautiful and very appealing.

Karen Werner said...

I love everything about this painting...the color, atmosphere, the invitation to lie down and listen to the quiet.

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

Sargent would be proud. Bravo

Olivier Longuet said...

stunning piece. it really shows the importance of value against color!very nice.

Theresa Paden said...

SOOOO beautiful!!!

Roxy with the Moxy said...

I love this painting... so inviting, and the colors and values are beautiful

Kim said...

Not sure how I missed this but I have to tell you it is stunning. What a beautiful play of light - it sets a definite mood. I feel like I've been in this bedroom : )

Peter Lee said...

Nicely done!
Your brush strokes are great.

Sharon said...

Hi Karen: I can't think of anything to add to what everyone else has already said. This is truly a beauty, and one I think you will wish you had kept :)

Mary Douglas said...

What a great [painting. I just found your site recently and am enjouing your work so much. Mary

Mary Douglas said...

Great painting, Karen. I just recently found your site and really enjoy your work.

DEB said...

Look at all the subtle color in this piece! Love it!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

I have to add to the sentiments of others and state that this is one of my favorites of yours. You have such an amazing talent, Karen.
I LOVE your work.

Dayna Talbot said...

Love interiors...what a beautiful painting!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

One of my very favorite subjects.
BED :D
Interiors actually. This is a beauty.