Eric’s art challenge: sky
Long time, no DC.
I’m so happy that Eric has called a new DC, Drawing Challenge, which has now been renamed AC, Art Challenge. (And it’s our 194th! WOW)
It’s so lovely, and I think Melodye suggested it first, but it’s true that we are all so diversified that the word “art” seems to suit more than “drawing”.
So back to the AC 😀 Eric has called for sky, and what a glorious subject that is.
I love skies. I love my grey, cool blue Vancouver sky, and I love my Armageddon dramatic Oxfordshire sky.
So I picked up my oils and my brushes…
…and I painted myself a sky on some oil painting paper.
And then, while the paint was still wet, I flipped my brush around and scratched a little saying thru the wet paint. It reads: “Clouds float into my life to colour my sunset.” Never to bring me down with rain. 😀
Come pop over to Eric’s this weekend and check out everyone’s skies, and also check in with Ariane on a weekly basis to see if anyone’s called the art challenge for the week and come join us.
Wonderful photo from the Vancouver sky with the wide Canadian landscape. And your painting is so dramatic, love the unfinished state as well!
Thanks for joining Veronica. – eric
It is a pity that i didnt notice about this new challeng. i like Eric´s idea. Tell me please Veronica. how can i know about every new challenge?
I love words with art. in art, beside art, collaged, added, screaming, softly suggesting, making points, statements, quotes, expressing feelings, ideas, expanding a visual idea to a more intellectual one. I just love words in art and I love your art here Veronica. *Brava* and dancing the fandango (yeah easy for me to say…you can’t see me. HA!) N, x
Oh wonderful. The sky has such a great “language”.
you would jump right in, you would! and when you do, the earth moves right up into the skies. i am loving your clouds’n’sky. just like that, you paint it up and offer it to us.
hello, hello, dear friend, i haven’t been around much… nx
i love photographs of wonderful skies
as yours is
and your painting moves me
like the image
love your painting!!
and the saying
it moves me
you have captured the Vancouver sky very well. And I am glad I can remind you on your Homeland with my russian sky. I life only 30 km to the Border to Czech (and Poland too). But I do not know about pink light here in Europe. Maybe this is because I never saw something other then this sky. So it is good to see your Painting and feel the blue light.
Best wishes from Lucia
I would love to join you and your fellow artist painting plein air (see the following post)!
That Armageddon sky is so aptly named. Terrifying in its beauty. I love, too, your oil painting, and the way you describe your process. You make it sound as easy as a lazy cloud, floating across the sky, but I know for sure that it’s your voice of experience (and practiced hand) that brings these paintings to life.
Ah, the sky is one of my favorite things; sometimes I inadvertently risk running off the road because I’m watching the sky while driving. I wish I had known about the AC. You have captured it beautifully!
YOu make me smile! Always … your photography is divine and then you go and paint it? Hugs 😀