Paintings of Sculpture
5th Ave Mermaid – watercolor painting of sculpture
Rockefeller Center’s Channel Gardens with six water pools, feature fountain sculptures of fish & figures, a bronze female sea nymph – or Nereid, one of 50 daughters of the Greek sea god, Nereus – this one titled “Will”, designed and sculpted by New Jersey artist Rene Paul Chambellan.
Appeal of the Arts- MFA – watercolor painting of sculpture
Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts iconic sculpture, with its remarkable gesture of humility and worship, is a wonderfully proportioned Indian and Horse by sculptor Cyrus Dallin. It speaks to this country’s Native Americans, their heritage and cultural connection between Man, the Earth and the Great Spirit.
Ether Monument – watercolor painting of park sculpture
The upper half of the Lee Ether monument in Boston’s Public Gardens, the painting was begun on a late afternoon, but completed as the sun had set, which suddenly activated the floodlights at the fountain base; necessitating a change of technique for the shifting of light sources. Please see the study “Fountain Lions”, which is the lower half of the monument, also in this section.
Fountain Lions -watercolor painting of sculpture
The sculpted base of the Lee Ether monument in Boston’s Public Garden, this granite segment of lion gargoyles back- splashed by the small fountains recalls the finest in civic monuments. A careful palette of low value and granulated colors was used for the stonework.
Harbor Fog Sculpture – RFK Greenway – en plein air watercolor landscape painting with sculpture
This unusual installation is an audio, visual and sensory experience along the Rose Kennedy pedestrian greensward through downtown Boston. The sculptor used salvaged granite blocks from the waterfront’s piers, buoy markers, stainless steel and naval bronzes for the cube tower, and automatically timed digital sound and color devices.
Hommage de Printemps a Diana – watercolor painting of sculpture
Situated in a museum’s Italianate garden setting, Diana of the Hunt is portrayed with her symbolic majesty against the textured immensity of live oaks. The statue’s restored surfaces present a remarkable profile of patterns, shades, nuanced colors and brilliant highlights on Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington’s arching bronze figure.
Library’s Urn – en plein air watercolor painting of sculpture
On an exceptionally sunny, bustling, spring morning on Fifth Ave., the bright reflected light and unusual cast shadow on the Public Library’s classic urn were the inspirations for this seminar sketch demo.
Bethesda Terrace- Central Park – en plein air watercolor landscape painting
New York City, NY One of the bustling spots along a languid pond's edge in Central Park, NYC, this spacious terrace affords restful views of water, sculpture, landscape and people. The gently flowing banner, an asymmetrically positioned vertical element,...