Cykladic Day

Greek-Ruins

The quality of light on a landscape comes from a lot of different things. These include the angle of the sun, the humidity or lack thereof, the time of day, whether or not one is near water, etc.

I chose to paint this picture of Greece because of the interesting quality of light. The sun is reflecting off of the ocean, and backlighting the buildings. I also enjoy the interesting shapes of the buildings, and the shape of the ruins.

I am glad when Lynley went to Greece, she had me in mind as she took pictures. I have made a lot of paintings from them!

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Comments on Cykladic Day

May 6, 2010

Susie @ 11:22 pm #

I like the shadows from the reflected light. The earthy colors are really beautiful!

May 8, 2010

Margaret Slack @ 12:59 pm #

I am fascinated by Greek architecture. What great pictures you’re painting from Lynley’s photo experiences!