View Full Version : Botter op het IJsselmeer
Pastel on velourpaper 48x36cm.
03-13-2003, 05:48 PM
I like the quiet mood of this and can almost hear the water lapping.
03-13-2003, 05:49 PM
Nice boat Dick! Is this the Issel river? Love some of the colour you used in the water.
This is a lovely picture, the composition, the colours and the technique all support each other. I would like to be in this picture right now.
03-13-2003, 06:29 PM
lovely, lovely piece.... love the colours in the sail and water...... and the reflection.....not sure like the pencil cross in the water though
... really nice :)
03-13-2003, 07:09 PM
Dima I didnt know what the heck the title said....but I was pleased when I opened this up!
Very nice work!;)
03-13-2003, 11:53 PM
This is a real beauty, Dima. As Nori said, you want to be there right now. Wonderful blues. I admire compositions that have a lot of space in them, as yours do, and you manage to fill every inch of the space beautifully, which is what I hope to do some day. Thanks for sharing.
03-14-2003, 12:04 AM
Beautiful Dick. You feel the restfulness of the peaceful waters. If I were in that boat I'd be hoping for some wind.
03-14-2003, 04:28 AM
Mmmm so restfull:clap: great work
Beautifully tranquil piece!:)
Redsy a 'botter' is the type of boat and the IJsselmeer is the lake it is sailing on.
Gina not the river IJssel but the lake that the river used to flow into.
03-16-2003, 03:14 AM
Beautifully done. Your handling of the water is very good and the mood of the painting is great. But...please don't ask me to repeat the title of the painting.:confused:
Another winner here, Dick - it's great. Most has been said, it's tranquil and beautiful. Very well painted. Must say, I would (but you're not me) apply a touch less purplelish blue in it all - just to break it a little, but not to get rid of the wonderful feeling that has been created by using the same colours in the sky and the water. It's a touch too blue for me.
But, this is just a very minor point. I really like it!
oh, and....:D got no problems pronouncing the title...:D :D I think it is great that you keep the Dutch titles
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