after John Singer Sargent ~~ Corfu: Lights and Shadows ~~ 1909
I am always searching for ways to grow as an Artist. Sometimes, the best way is to step back and take a look at the Masters of Art. One of my favorites is John Singer Sargent.
During Art class last night, I studied one of his landscapes. I tried to see if I could capture the shadows of light on the house, as he had. I would never compare the two, but I am happy with the way my turned out :)
During Sargent's long career, he painted more than 2,000 watercolors, roving from the English countryside to Venice to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine, and Florida, and each destination offered pictorial stimulation and treasure. Even at his leisure, in escaping the pressures of the portrait studio, he painted with restless intensity, often painting from morning until night.
This is the 15th day of my "A Painting A Day" series. I will post a "Painting a Day" for the month of April... and YOU will receive a free limited edition watercolor print, just for checking in!! You will be guaranteed a free limited edition print at the end of the month. There is no drawing to see who wins... Everyone WINS!!To Receive your print, Follow these 3 easy steps:1. Follow my Blog2. Comment on at least 5 "Paintings of the Day" during the month of April.3. You may purchase your print of choice from my shop beginning May 1st. I will refund 100% of the cost. All you pay is the shipping!