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WFMartin
02-25-2015, 12:17 AM
I painted this night view of a street scene just down the street from my house. I liked the view of this apartment setting as a nocturne, and I put the teen-age girl student in it to give a feeling of a teen-ager trudging off to attend a night class--hence the title, "Night Class".

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Feb-2015/13079-Night_Class_Final.jpg
"Night Class"...16" x 20" oil on canvas Best of Show, Peoria Celebration of Artists. SOLD

bhavani.krishnan
02-25-2015, 04:32 AM
Beautiful nocturne. Love the feeling of this one. Totally conveys the mood you describe.

baptist
02-25-2015, 10:28 AM
great use of colors.....................jan :)

Wilsonart
02-25-2015, 10:19 PM
Excellent lighting!
Enjoying seeing all your work here,,,a treat!

ColinS
02-25-2015, 10:57 PM
Beautiful. Nice light on the scene.

J Miller
02-26-2015, 12:36 AM
I really like this one. Did you paint a similar one or post this one before? I swear I've seen it before and stuck it in my brain file for paintings I like. Well deserved best of show!

I'm thinking maybe you posted it on your thread of working from progressively less blurry photos.

Glyon
02-26-2015, 03:03 AM
Great lighting. George

Dcam
02-26-2015, 09:00 AM
I agree on the lighting Bill: dramatic and your use of complements is wonderful. Kudos on the "best of show".

Derek

Trikist
02-26-2015, 09:42 AM
Beautiful work. The execution of a nocturnal is so difficult, against the grain of how we usually portray recession and light. Very nice job on this . Gary

WFMartin
02-26-2015, 02:52 PM
Thanks for your comments, everybody! Yes, I posted this before, ....probably in the Oil Painting forum. The Peoria Art Council bought this painting, and it is now hanging in the lobby of a recreation center not far from my house.

Katie Black
02-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Its the lighting in this one that sets it apart, really nice work!