Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Abstract Painting, The Beach and the Palm Tree

The Beach and the Palm Tree is a painting I did for a challenge. The challenge was to paint ocean/beach. I decided to make it cartoony looking after I remembered all those cartoons about islands in the middle of nowhere I've seen when I was little. A swirl of sand and water on the background is what I imagine someone who is stranded on such island would bee seeing after getting a heat stroke

  Original $100

  8.5x11 print $20

If you would like to hear more about this painting, feel free to watch this video where I describe it in more details

After a crazy day, I was finally able to make this video. Making this video was the real challenge. First I recorded it just to find out that the camera was breaking and was doing some crazy tricks. I went out to get a new one and on the way back almost got pooped on by a bird. Seriously, bird, have some respect. I mean, I'm vegan so that you can live and not be eaten, and what do I get in return? Anyway, when I got home with a new camera I realized that the microphone on this camera is rather bad, but I couldn't handle going out again, so I just worked with what I had. I'll have to get a new microphone some day because this is clearly not working too good. On the brighter side, my cat friend, Cuteness is performing a magic trick on this video, he magically disappears.


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  2. Would love to win this!!

    adankleff at gmail dot com

  3. I'm more of a lake person myself...but LOVE beach sand...and your painting reminds me of all the stuff I love about the beach

    morado34c at gmail dot com

  4. I follow you on GFC. I would love to win the print.


  5. I follow you on GFC.

  6. The beach is one of my favorite places and I love the beach print!

  7. I follow on GFC and this would look great in my bedroom at my new apartment.


  8. The winner of this will be one very luckey person!

  9. GFC follower~jdm2551

    I'd love to win this!! I am from Miami,FL but live in TN now...no beach here :( Would be nice to have this to remind me of my home town! Thanks for the chance! :)Jessi G.


  10. I'm a GFC follower (Gianna).

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  12. I follow you GFC and love this print want to win:)

  13. gfc follower (gram 122) would love to win

  14. GFC follower

    I heard that if a bird poops on you it's good luck!

    Wishing you the best!
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  15. I am now following you with GFC. I would love to win a print...I LOVE going to the beach...it is my #! getaway place.

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