I completed this oil painting about two weeks ago and got so wrapped up in my plein air painting that I forgot to post it. I am working with a set 40cm x 30cm canvas board at the mmoment and I really like the control I have over the whole painting. I wondered about putting a figure walking down the road then decided that the road was in fact the subject and dropped the idea.
SOLD Slangkop lighthouse is the tallest iron tower on the South African Coast and sits at the one end of Kommetjie. It measures 100 feet from base to the balcony and has been operational since 1919. Every lighthouse has a different frequency of flashes and this one emits four flashes every 30 seconds as it turns and can be seen for 33 sea miles. Here is an oil painting of the lighthouse from a photograph Bryan took. I would like to do a watercolour of it sometime soon.
Jean, thank you. It was done from a photo my husband took but I did cheat and make the road wider in the foreground :) Isn't atrtistic licence great!
Thank you Carolann. I think you are right there, about the pathway through life.
Cathy, thanks for the visit. It was lovely to see another SA Artist's work. If you are ever in Cape Town, please drop us a line. Your drawings are amazing!