Thursday, October 18, 2007

Orangery, Holland.

Lesson # 104502752395720535:

When ever you gonna paint inside a park or museum or what ever, DO check the closing time!!!

I was nearly 15 minutes started and a nice man came chatting about other painters and how he admired those people, and so forward. at one moment I said "I give you my business card so I can paint further, the light is changing soo rapidly." Okay he answer, but warned me that the whole place would shut at 17.00 hr. :-O that was just 30 minutes away!! So I place my mobile right next to my painting and painted like a mad man, ... invaine, I never made it to the end, ....

"Orangerie Rozendaal." Rozendaal, Holland.
(Orangery Rozendaal.) Oil on board.
18 x 24 cm. 45 min.

5 comments:

Ed Terpening said...

Sometimes, painting under time pressure like that can create great results, as you must be more intuitive, and intuition is often more accurate than over-thinking things.

ming said...

I agree with Ed, i think in a limited time we're forced to commit to the best stroke.

rather than make some wishy washy strokes

René PleinAir. said...

True but not when you don't KNOW that you have a limited time. For Sunsets or other scenes you know that there is a short time, you can go for it and make decisions according to that. But when you don't realize that your time is running up, ...

rob ijbema said...

that is why a hardly talk to by-standers...just squint at them!

Alberto Iglesias Lorenzo said...

i´d love to talk with people when i´m painting. It´s like open the intimate experience of painting as a social fact, or something like that.