Thursday, 3 January 2008

Prinsengracht, Amsterdam



soft pastel on pastel board
30 x 40 cm
made on location, Friday 28 Dec 2007
SOLD

Today I present to you a typical winter scene of a canal in Amsterdam. Finding myself with a group of artists who asked me to join them, we decided to set up at this location. Looking south on the Prinsengracht were it meets with the Leidsegracht. It was a dull grey overcast day, so a bit of imagination with the colors brings some life into this otherwise boring situation. This work is made with soft pastel I then carried on to make an oil painting which will be my next posting.

3 comments:

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

A grey day really brings out the color. I love these canals.

Alberto, il pittore said...

It was so cold that day, I must have been crazy...really went out there as some colleagues had invited me

Alberto, il pittore said...

It was so cold that day, I must have been crazy...really went out there as some colleagues had invited me