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Saturday, 17 October 2009

Nightfall digests the landscape.





6 comments:

Sheila Vaughan said...

A combination of Munch and Sickert - love the way you treated the orange angry sky.

Simon Jones said...

Thanks for the kind comparison Sheila, your comment has prompted me to add a few more obvious tree trunks, a couple of civilians have also read the painting as you have, ie. angry sky whereas I had intended sunny hillside topped off by a dark wood, oh well.

Vicente Herrero said...

Very good, Simon, this nocturne, a very studied and very elaborated painting, there is no rainfall.
British phlegm?
In it we are lacking hereabouts.
Regards

Simon Jones said...

Thanks Vincente, like your road paintings.

painterchum said...

well i saw the sunny hillside as light is fading right away. i like this...it's got a good feeling of mystery. Also love your 50's optimism. great.

Simon Jones said...

Thanks Sally, looking at your blog again, I see a number of common themes and approaches to mine, but skewed with a different colour pallette,