Sunday, May 17, 2009

Pemberton Places 20"x20"

On the first fantastic day of the year (sunny, no wind, 70+ degrees), Kelley, Ros, Ros' friend Ginny and I set out for the very end of Hull, replete with many cottages and former cottages, all so unique.

23 comments:

Manon Doyle said...

Lovely painting Paula! Looks like a quaint area!

Deborah Ross said...

Paula, this is so subdued. I get the feeling that the sun was so bright that your colors were sunbleached. I love the shapes, very interesting to look at and think about.

Trevor Lingard said...

Hi Paula
An intriguing composition.
I like this one.
Regards

artslice said...

Love the shape of that middle house. I can just feel the breeze and ease of a sunny afternoon walking past these houses :)

Debrosi said...

nicely done!!! :)

Paula Villanova said...

Hey, thanks everyone. These cottages have been there for so long with the exception of a couple renovated in recent years. The seaside cottages here do tend to be washed out, color wise which is part of their beauty; they kind of blend into their environment.

Rhonda Hartis Smith said...

looks like a place I would love to see--very nice painting, love your composition.

Dean Grey said...

Paula!

The composition is the strongest part of this painting IMHO.

I love how the buildings seem to curve away as they go farther down. Does this make sense?

Lovely!

-Dean

Paula Villanova said...

Thanks Rhonda and Dean. This is on a peninsula of land that comes to a point where there are great views of Boston and many boats travel through. A very serene area with a great little snack bar!

Michelle said...

Very nice Paula! Do you start with purple? Your paintings always have a wonderful, cool purple tone!

Paula Villanova said...

Hi Michelle, I start with Prussian Blue...but the purple always gets in there somehow!

Deborah Ross said...

Yeah for purple!!

Molly Jean said...

this is beautiful. as is your blog!

Paula Villanova said...

Thanks Deb, always great to hear from you, and welcome Molly Jean! Thanks for visiting!

Jeane said...

love, love these colors and shapes

Liza said...

Paula, you say it's Hull and I believe you, because you have captured a place where you can't see the water but from the way the sky looks you know that the ocean is right there. Growing up inland, we'd take trips to the shore and when I saw a sky like the one you painted here, it thrilled me, because it meant we were almost to the sea.

Kellie ~ Ada and Darcy said...

What beautiful art. And what a beautiful blog.

Paula Villanova said...

Thanks Jeanne and Liza for stopping by...and welcome Kellie! Your blog is quite beautiful!

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

Boy, this came out great Paula! Mine was a wipe off - I think it was the very DAY I got the puppy, so I couldn't concentrate! I can't wait to see this hanging!

Pat said...

Love all your new paintings, Paula and I especially like the Kodak moment.

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Love your paintings Paula. This one is very comforting. The soft hues are very inviting and easy to live with.

Caio Fernandes said...

hi Paula ! i like very much your work .your paintings are very good.

Katie May said...

Haven't been in much to poke in and say 'hi'! So 'hi'!
Hope all is going well! I have been wiped out. Dont know why, but bed by 8:30 or 9. Am I getting old?