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it'sALLart
02-28-2015, 08:17 AM
23 x 37 inches, acrylic on paper

another imagination piece

AnnieA
02-28-2015, 04:07 PM
Again that air of mystery that is so prevalent in your work, Keith. I find my self wondering who is that guy? ...where is he headed? ...what is this place? ...etc. I can easily picture this painting on the cover of an urban mystery or thriller novel. Great composition and interesting color choices. Nice job, Keith.

it'sALLart
02-28-2015, 04:17 PM
Thanks, Annie! I don't intentionally strive for mystery when I start out, but then it just happens. I really like it when any painting has some kind of story in it somehow. Probably my illustrator beginnings influence me more than I know.

Cerastes
02-28-2015, 07:44 PM
I like the guy skittering along the top of the building and leaving the frame.

it'sALLart
03-01-2015, 09:15 AM
Thank you, Cerastes!

bhavani.krishnan
03-03-2015, 03:08 AM
I like the abstract desgin in this. Very intriguing.

laf.art
03-03-2015, 01:06 PM
For some reason this reminds me of Mad Men - I mean that in a good way. It somehow has this graphic quality and like your other paintings this air of intrigue and mystery. I like it a lot

eyepaint
03-04-2015, 10:27 AM
...I find my self wondering who is that guy? ...where is he headed? ...what is this place? ...etc. I can easily picture this painting on the cover of an urban mystery or thriller novel.

Ditto!

Dcam
03-04-2015, 06:39 PM
A great mystery.....well painted and wonderful composition.
Derek

Katie Black
03-06-2015, 06:49 PM
I do like this, it looks like a snapshot from a weird dream :lol: There is Plenty here to get people talking, which is always a good thing.

Folio
03-06-2015, 09:31 PM
Strange and disorienting -- compelling to look at.

DMSS
03-06-2015, 09:57 PM
I feel as if I know that place. Evocative. And yes, a little mystery in it, too. Well done.

opainter
03-07-2015, 11:56 PM
Reminds me of the modernistic architecture of Mies van der Rohe.

it'sALLart
03-08-2015, 06:46 AM
Wow, lots of responses, I think WC disconnected my notices to this thread, so I'm late to this, but thank you very much, Everyone! Love the comments...

This was a tricky painting to make. It's on watercolor paper, not canvas, so that was different than what I'm used to. Vertical strokes were done with a huge brush, about 7 inches across. You get one chance on those, sort of like sumi. I sort of had an idea what I wanted, but was "winging" it. Used white to block out the windows, building shapes, etc., the rest fell into place. The men were added days later. You look at something and think "it needs something". The buildings and angle were Hitchcockesque so I figured, why not?