Saturday, September 08, 2007

Boulevard Cafe



A 5x7 PA of of the Boulevard Cafe on Harbord St. This one prob 2 hr.

14 comments:

C. Ousley said...

A real treat Chief! Great color.

Michael Ornauer said...

Wow - one of the best beach-paintings I ever saw! Cheers!

les lull said...

Nice piece. Fun to watch your voice develop.

Kathryn Law said...

You have a gift for those cool greens--all your colors, in fact. But those greens make me green with envy! :)

Elio said...

Some very nice colors in the building.

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Jennifer McChristian said...

What a visual delight! Great play of cool and warm colors using complimentaries....and those juicy brushstrokes..... :p
Incredible!

Stephen Magsig said...

New to your site, linked from W.Wray. Awesome color, kick ass push and pull!

Michael Pieczonka said...

Thanks Chris.. things are still gettin' more colourful around my parts for a few more weeks!

Michael Pieczonka said...

Michael, Danke Schön! I always find the colours around the water a huge challenge... underpainting this one with some tera rosa really helped make it PoP this time!

Michael Pieczonka said...

Thanks Les.. every painting is something learned I guess : )

Michael Pieczonka said...

Kathryn, Thank you! The gift you speak of is really only two colours! Viridian and tera rosa with white and maybe the slighest touch of lemon yellow will give some startlingly real cool greens. Great combos for so many urban things!

Michael Pieczonka said...

Thanks Elio!!

Thanks Stephen! Bill is a fantastic painter.. I've learned a ton perusing his blog.

Michael Pieczonka said...

Jennifer, Thanks so much. I'm really trying to milk the underpainting for all it's worth LOL. I just discovered you can use C Red for the underpainting too. Who'da thought! It makes seeing the compliments real easy (maybe too easy?)

Willy Ashworth said...

Mike!!

I know this place well.

Nicely done.