Friday, September 17, 2010

electricity in the light

The goal was to try and feel the light. I found that the use of discord colors was very important for creating the electricity I saw. Notice how much is lost in the photograph?

8 comments:

Janelle Goodwin said...

Your painting is alive with light. So much more beautiful than the photo!

Double "D" said...

It's more about how much was gained in the painting.
Nicely done B!
pb

Donna T said...

Beautiful painting! I need to train my eyes to see all of those subtle temperature changes like you do. The photo shows some value changes but not much else!

loriann said...

Thanks Janelle. Photos tell so little...accurately and they have no emotion.. I know those things are very important to you too.

Hey PB, thanks!

Hi Donna,
I know you do see the subtle temperature shifts. Your work is beautiful. I agree with you the photo shows value but often inaccurately...especially in the darks. Good luck with the house!

Casey Klahn said...

This is an exciting painting, Loriann!

It makes the photo come alive in a lot of ways - I mean I look at the photo and see the energy because of the paintings.

loriann said...

Thanks Casey. I can sort of see what you mean.I always find the photos to be a disappointment. Light is so alive, photos are just a moment and void of the color excitement. Painting it, the goal is to be timeless. No wonder we are so often frustrated.

Christopher Volpe said...

Great and alive painting! I can almost hear the electricity crackle! I love the side-by-side photo and painting. I've seen so many of these, but rarely does the comparison provide as much insight into the artistic vision that the art embodies. Brava Loriann!

loriann said...

Thank you so much Christopher!On another note, I enjoyed my visit to your blog.