Saturday, 21 August 2010

Katie's Window & The Gallery Below

Wednesday night was great, thank-you
to all of my collectors and friends who attended!
'Life is good', truly good, having all of you in it
-including, you, my blogger friends.
This is the painting from
that lovely, lively, fun-filled evening at
The Gallery where Katie, from the suite above,
came by and said that she
has always wanted to live in a building that
was "cool enough that someone would
want to do a painting of it".
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"Katie's Window & The Gallery Below"
oil on canvas
(semi-plein air)
12 x 9

14 comments:

  1. There are lots of places around Victoria that are "cool enough that someone would
    want to do a painting" of them, as you know, because you've done cool and quirky 'Linnylands' of so many of them. The Gallery is delightful!

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  2. I really like the fanciful quality of this painting.

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  3. Such a nice image, linny! The distortion contributes to the fun feeling and I love the depth one feels when looking at the flowers and what lies behind!

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  4. Hello and thank-you, Charlene! (It's good to have you visit again - I had a quick peak and your mountain series is wonderful!)

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  5. Thank-you very much, Nancy! (I find that when I'm painting in a crowd the painting can really take on the energy that is there.)

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  6. Thank-you, Marie! (I wanted to get it all in, and it's only a 12 x 9, so I needed to "do a little squish here and there".)

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  7. That is a fabulous location! I love your treatment of it! The vintage van, the older building, the wonderful painting, draws me into the environment for a dreamy adventure there.

    It's delightful to hear that Wednesday night was a grand success.

    Wishing you many more!

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  8. So glad the opening went well. That is just wonderful. Great painting. I like the lush abstract quality, the hanging basket which lets me know the whole street is lovely, and the requisite VW van. So joyous.

    Take care,

    Barbara

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  9. Thank-you for all of your thoughtful words and wishes, Melinda!

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  10. Thank-you, Barbara! (I still smile when I think of your brother and his vw van!)

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  11. Its interesting to watch you and Jeff tackle the same location. Like the play of glowing light and shadow on the streets!

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  12. Thank-you, Prabha! (During the evening it was mentioned that, although it was the same building being painted, it didn't really look as though we were painting the same building. I said that, maybe, it was because I was looking over my shoulder at the building while I was painting it???)

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  13. Wait...that's my family's red VW van! If you look closely, you just may see me inside....

    Wonderfully quirky and charming piece, Linny!

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  14. Hi Pat, Thanks for visiting and leaving me with a fun comment! (I think I did see a redhead in a red VW van and I was waving because I was sure it was you. Did you see me, too?)

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