Monday, July 13, 2009

Perfect Day, 11x16, Oil


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While this is outside the usual size of a Daily Painting, I did it in 2 or so hours from life, so I'm including it on this blog. I went to Fogland Beach in Tiverton, on Friday and it was just about a perfect day. A bit of a breeze, and this lady just in her glory in her beach chair. She read, she napped, she waded into the water to cool off, she sipped her iced tea. I think I could correct the folding chair legs & support a bit but otherwise I'm leaving it. Getting a bit crazed about my Open Studio Tour this weekend...
I tried to post this yesterday but Blogger wouldn't take any posts (mine or Paco's) while I was trying. And I wasn't about to let the computer take up too much time while we had sunshine! Hope you all had a good one... Pin It

7 comments:

  1. This is great. I really get the feeling of her day. I spent yesterday at the jersey shore. Have never done beach paintings before. Took lots of photos for future paintings (maybe a cold day next winter.)

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  2. I'd like to hang out in this painting the rest of the summer. Beautiful work Kelley!

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  3. Kelley,this looks like heaven. So peaceful and fresh! Congratulations for doing this in 2 hours! That is wonderful! Your paintings conveys the mood of a summer day at the beach, perfectly.

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  4. How relaxing and it was a beautiful day. Good luck this weekend.

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  5. Love that
    I wish I was there right now!

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  6. Nice job!
    Almost as if there.
    Peace,
    len

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  7. I'm right there with Manon! This painting cools you off just looking at it. And how cool that you live in a place that you could paint this from life. Lucky!

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