This painting was inspired from a photo I came across while looking for some reference. I absolutely love this era, especially the make-up and the hairstyles and of course the fashion, and I adore the illustrations of French artists. While I intend to share my work and paint something that people will like and appreciate , in this case I painted this painting for me. Yes I was a little selfish but oh well! Hope you’ll like it anyway :)
After going back and painting and perfecting and trying to make the water look like water I think I can safely say that I am done painting this piece. It was very challenging but one that I knew I would throughly enjoy and I kept going back and adding more but I needed to know when to stop, I find sometimes that I am enjoying painting so much that I find it hard to let go of it – to stop. This was also the case with the “Sea cap beauties” but I am satisfied with the results!
This painting is a huge challenge for me and I am more than willing to take it on. I am reproducing a painting from a photo that I absolutely love. The girls are stunning and I do not have any problems with the features as such – skin tones are a bit diffucult but the most challenging part that I am struggling with is the water. Trying to loosen up my strokes but I keep finding myself zeroing in and trying to “perfect” it. I need to learn to let the brush guide me, rather than me guiding the brush…still learning 🙂
hi everyone! I’ve been away for some time. Been busy studying, researching, painting, and the rest. Just when I thought that nothing was happening… BOOM! It’s all starting to happen! So much good so much positivity that I just wanted to send you all the good vibes! Most importantly today I sold one of my paintings “la hermosa de San Sebastian”, I am over joyed! Nothing more rewarding than someone loving my work, makes me want to paint more and just spread the love!
I love the pin ups of the 50’s – and I love creating beautiful images of women. I decided to do a series of modern pin ups, using simple lines and curves to give them a feel of elegance and classy sex appeal, also I was inspired by some of the gorgeous ladies in the 007 Bond movies, so here’s a tribute to the sexy elegant pin up girls!
Catalina cafe is one of my favourite joints in Barcelona and not because Rafa the owner has been amazing enough to let me exhibit in his cafe twice, but also because Catalina is an excellent spot to take refuge from tourists who constantly crowd the streets of el Born. Those who get sidetracked and stumble upon this gem are quite lucky – with great service, damn good food, a cool vibe and the perfect place to see some awesome local art !
Size : 35 x 37 cm, acrylics, varnished on wood board from a wine box