Thursday, December 31, 2009

Savannah Law 186


I love Savannah, one of my favorite places on earth. This painting is based on an old squad car they have parked outside of the Police Department in downtown Savannah. I loved the gloss black and the red of the siren and how the black picked up EVERY color around it.

This one took a while as well, almost 10 hours to paint. I know to some painters that is nothing, but as an alla prima painter, that is a long time. I paint standing up as well, so after a nice vacation from teaching, I have spent most of my break destroying my back! I even have one of those fatigue reducing floor covers which actually helps a great deal, even though it smells worse that my paints.

8 comments:

  1. Love this! the view point, colors, texture, excitement....and yeah, the name! and after another look - the big red light at the top corner!!

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  2. hey david!...the time spent was worth it!...lovely finish!

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  3. I absolutely love this painting!!

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  4. Great rendition of this car. The dabs of color balance everything so well. Lots of energy. I would love to see it on a wall to get a sense of the size.

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