Artists2artists Social Network
30X40 INCH PAINTING...HAVING SERVED IN THE NAVY, I TRY TO PAINT WHAT I REMEMBER SEEING...
Join Artists2artists Social Network
This Sea turtle painting attracted my attention because of the aqua blue hues in the water and undulating plant forms. I was further interested to read the piece was based on a memory at sea, as it has a fantastical, dream like quality. While the mosaic like compartmentalization of the turtle’s body and coral recall stained glass, the opaque black section on the lower right is a surprising break from the otherwise light and decorative design. To some degree, it anchors the subjects rather than allows them to float freely against the cerulean blue ground. The strong diagonal movement in the elements in the painting also suggests animated movement. Perhaps this was a fleeting sight rather than a longer engagement with the beautiful creature.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
Rochester Erotic Arts Festival
Urban Wildlife: Learning to Co-Exist
Mark Arts' Abstract National Exhibition
29th National Drawing and Print Exhibition
Camera USA 2018: Photography Exhibition & Award
SHIM Invitational 6
Figure That! Call for Artists
Studio Montclair ViewPoints 2018
Portrait: Image and Identity
First Street Gallery' 2018 National Juried Exhibition
Call for 2d New York City Artists
Coos Art Museum' Expressions West
Recycle 2018: Juried Art Show NYC
Wide Open 9
For the Love of Printmaking
ART in Embassies Registry
Furman University Call for Exhibitions
Woodson Art Museum' 2018 Birds in Art Exhibition
Red Hot Wicked II
NJEAA Art of the Horse
Added by A2a Editor
2017-2018 All Rights Reserved - All images, information, text, and html found within this site and on individual artist pages, may not be copied, reproduced, modified, or distributed without prior written consent of content owner.
Member Terms of Service
© 2018 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.