Wednesday, 7 July 2010
This is my painting, By the Pond. It is a calm landscape scene. The horizontal format supports a tranquil view. Although the color is a dominant cool color temperature, the mood of the picture is a warm summer day with warm green and red (pink) hues. The limited value (gray scale) contrast emphasizes the peaceful scene. The focal point is the right edge at the pile of logs. It has the darkest dark. The overall value is light to middle tone value; again supporting my quiet summer theme.
I have not yet completed my painting, The Triumph of Evil. I decided to change the figure of the vandal. It will be a more oblique and dynamic shape.
In August 2010 my paintings will be exhibited at the Art for All Canada’s Rainbow Gallery. The Gallery is at 80 Front St. East across from Toronto’s historic St. Lawrence Market. You enter the Gallery through Rainbow Cinemas, Market Square. Viewing the exhibits is free. At the top of this site is a link to Art for All Canada’s Gallery. Gallery hours are from 12:30 pm to 10:00 pm daily. My exhibit will be installed the afternoon on Friday July 30, 2010 and ends the morning of Monday August 30th. http://www.artforallcanada.org.
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Posted by Arlene Babad, artist at 06:39