Saturday, March 19, 2011

Palm Frond Shadows

Palm Frond Shadows
6" x 8" Oil
$100.00 + $10. s/h

After painting aspen shadows last fall and shadows in the snow last month, I had to paint the shadows from the palm fronds.



I loved how so many of the houses and stores in Costa Rica were painted bright, lively colors!

12 comments:

AutumnLeaves said...

Now this beach is the place to be! Gorgeous waters and cool sands shaded by the palms...sigh...

Karen Bruson said...

Shadows can be tricky. Nice job.

Marian Fortunati said...

Shadows ARE tricky!!!
Gosh you are having SUCH a great time in Costa Rica!

Celeste Bergin said...

Love these fresh off the easel paintings of Costa Rica....beautiful!

Diana Marshall said...

Lucky you to be in Costa Rica and painting too. Love to paint shadows and these are great.

Gwen Bell said...

REally great shadows!

Pam Holnback said...

Sherry, Thank you so much. Love the new photo.

Thank you Karen, Shadows can be tricky...they move so quickly!

Marian, Thanks. Yes, we had such a great time!

Thank you Celeste, It was a fun place to paint.

Diana, Thank you. I am lucky, !! You're right!

Thank you Gwen!

Anne Winthrop Cordin said...

I love the high horizon making the painting all about those beautiful palm shadows.

Nancy B. Hartley said...

Pam, Love your shadows on the beach! Looks like you've done a great job on the light and dark value patterns! love the bright colored buildings in your photos. These look like future paintings!

SKIZO said...

WonderfulWorkGoodCreations:)

Pam Holnback said...

Ann, thank you. You're right. It was all about the beach and shadows.

Nancy, Thanks. They could be future paintings. I have so many photos I could paint Costa Rica for ever!

Thank you Skizo!

Karen said...

I love this series!! You've made me want to go there. The whole group of them, saturated with the feel of the place.