Tuesday, 11 November 2008

The Lone Seagull, North Sea

View of North Sea under influence of rain/storm
oil on canvas
30 x 90 cm
painted on location, June 2008

private collection, Noordwijk Aan Zee

This work looks like it could have been painting in this period, as we have been experiencing this kind of weather, but in fact it was made during the Noordwijkschildersfestival, (painting festival), in the beginning of the summer. I was under the cover of a 3m diameter parasol, fastened on to a container, thus protecting me from the strong winds, and the rain which poured down almost consistantly that morning. As some of you may already know, I've been occupied in these last two weeks with the relocating of my studio, hence the low production.


René PleinAir. said...

Superb Alberto,

I am not always commenting on you paintings but do know that I watch your blog closely, ...

This one sooooo Dutch!

Alberto, il pittore said...

Hallo Rene,

Thanks for the comment. Man if you like to paint together for a couple of days, let me know, I am eager to get away for 2/3 days after my studio move. I have a kamperauto, so I could sleep in it.

Wiele said...

Haha just looking around on your blog and i picked this one as my favorite! and what do i see, René was ahead of me again!
I love this one because of it's simplicity and at the same time it shows the greatness of just the sky and the sea. awesome waves and atmosphere!