Monday, July 12, 2010

Coke or Sprite


Acrylic on 9x12 canvas sheet
Available through DPW gallery/auction

This months Virtual Paintout is in Hong Kong. While cruizin' around in Google maps, I found so many places that I wanted to paint or maybe, use part of for a painting. This one is my first submission, which I call "Coke or Sprite." Both drinks are listed in the main overhead sign.

I found this outdoor eatery along Bride's Pool Road (which is a name I find fascinating for a road). The road is very scenic, until you make one turn & around the bend is this travelers stop. All the signs & colors caught my attention & I thought it would make an interesting painting subject.

Acrylic on 9x12 canvas sheet.


4 comments:

AutumnLeaves said...

This is so wonderful, Nancie. I thought I was looking at a digitized photograph! Well done. Love the colors in the foreground.

Paula; The Parent Trapped said...

Your details are amazing. The chairs alone deserve a standing ovation! Great job.

A.Decker said...

Very good color, composition and sense of place. Well done.

Ruth said...

Nancie, I can't believe I haven't been here before today to congratulate you on this excellent rendering. Love the choice, the angle, the counterpoint of American and Chinese and the road above giving the hint of the topography of this area. The chairs done so well, give this the finished touch. Great piece.

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