Ductwork Blues

"Ductwork Blues" 
 4.5x5 oil on Masonite
© 2009 Carol Horzempa


When I first saw Karin Jurick's posting of her photo of San Francisco rooftops for the DSFDF challenge I was intimidated by the jungle of rooftop ductwork. I'm glad I decided to try the challenge anyway. I found as I got into the painting that the abstract shapes and cast shadow along with pushing the colors kept my interest and was more fun to paint than I expected.

14 comments:

  1. wow...how did you put all those details and structures into a 5x5? I think I may have been able to fit a window or two. You're amazing. I love it!

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  2. Beautifully painted Carol...great color too!

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  3. Great composition, Carol, and on such a small canvas. Love the color choices!

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  4. Very nice Carol! Love your glowing colors!

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  5. Great results, Carol!! I like the stripes of color across the painting!

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  6. That's a lot of detail for such a little painting! Beautifully done. I love the orange/blue/purple thing too.

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  7. I love your colors, beautiful job!! I'm glad you decided to do this one, it turned out great!

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  8. Your 'nerves' produced the most accurate rendering of the ductwork out of all the paintings. Congratulations.

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  9. Great job on this Carol..love the orange.

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  10. Thank you everyone for stopping by and leaving such nice comments, I really appreciate it!

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  11. Carol, I just love the richness and warmth of the colors you used in this challenge. Beautiful work!

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  12. Great job with the challenge, Carol!

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  13. Beautiful warm colours. This challenge really appeals to me and I'm sorry I missed it.

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