January 24, 2011

Inspiration, My Second Painting

Colorful Landscape Painting
18"x24"    Acrylic on canvas panel


I found my inspiration for my second painting on the cover of the "Acrylic Artist" magazine: a painting by Mark Gould, "My neighbor's house 832".  I loved the colors and the composition of Mark's piece, with the hilly path going to the horizon and the sharp homes that contrast the natural landscape. I tried to replicate the same feelings on my canvas. I really enjoyed experimenting with color. :)
I hope one day I'll be able to take a landscape scene and make as colorful and interesting as this one all on my own, without having to copy another artist.  - Hey, did I just referred to myself as an artist?

Acrylic Artist magazine cover


  1. Ma sei bravissima!!!!
    PS Prossima volta critica costruttiva :0

  2. Grazie cara! ...alla prossima allora! :)

  3. anche questo mi piace tantissimo!!

  4. Je trouve ta composition très réussie. J'aime ces couleurs vives. J'ai découvert également les oeuvres de Mark Gould.
    Merci beaucoup pour ton gentil commentaire sur "Paint and draw together".

  5. Thanks Viviane, you are very kind. I fell in love with Mark Gould style. I wish I was able to create something like that on my own, but I think I will pick another of his paintings as inspiration. Merci encore.


Comments and feedback are welcome. :)