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DaveCrow
02-22-2015, 08:12 PM
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A rare urban subject from me. Painted on a trip to Rwanda, I tried my best to capture the blazing intensity of the African sun, but I don't think I really got it.

Jon
02-23-2015, 10:47 AM
I like the scene and your palette. When were you in Rwanda?

DaveCrow
02-23-2015, 10:58 AM
December 2013. I was the first painter many of the people there had ever seen.

I had one gentleman look at one of my paintings on my easel, look at the scene I was painting, and point to a hill side in the distance saying "my house is there".

It was a tough trip, but very rewarding.

Dcam
02-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Great story Dave; and yes, I can feel the heat.....nice washes of color.
Derek

DMSS
02-23-2015, 04:02 PM
I get the sense of very bright sun and heat.

bhavani.krishnan
02-23-2015, 08:06 PM
Very charming scene.

ColinS
02-24-2015, 11:42 PM
This is quite appealing. Nice rhythm created by the wash line and there is a freshness to the colours that suits the compositions n.

Jon
02-25-2015, 04:32 PM
Thanks for the reply and the story, Dave.

Wilsonart
02-26-2015, 01:08 AM
I can almost smell that fresh wash as it dries in the hot sun.
A super 'moment in time' painted.

Katie Black
02-26-2015, 04:16 PM
Nice!..I just love the washing on the line!

laf.art
03-02-2015, 11:20 AM
lovely and delicate

eyepaint
03-04-2015, 10:29 AM
Wonderful work, and how cool to be the first painter people had ever seen!