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their new street front gallery on 21st Street (formally Lifestyles By Darrell Bell Gallery).

Ongoing: a selection of my larger work is available at The Black Spruce Gallery at Northside on Highway 2 just before the turn to Christopher Lake.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Gray Skies Over Fairy Island (Painting Makeover)

Gray Skies Over Fairy Island
(after)
6 x 6"
oil on board
© Nicki Ault, 2017
available

The colour is likely a bit off in both these photos. I have trouble capturing bluey-purples with my camera. The original version (below) was missing the moodiness I wanted and the water was very boring- the dark land mass seemed to float on it. Also, although not shown in this photo, there were a few scratches on the painting from various moves to and from art markets. 

Not huge changes, but overall a better painting now I think.

Gray Skies Over Fairy Island
(before)
6 x 6"
oil on board
© Nicki Ault, 2015

2 comments:

Barbara Muir said...

Amazing. These are like art lessons. In this case the new one has way more punch and drama. Wonderful.

XOXOXOXOXO Barbara

Nicki said...

Yes, I think the new one feels more complete and has more oomph!

Thanks!

N.