Back from an incredible trip to Iceland, I immediately started working and in this painting, one of the first, I depicted the peninsula of Tjornes, in north-eastern Iceland. I wondered what I wanted to focus on in these new Icelandic paintings, and I decided to start with the vivacity and brilliance of those greens. The wild and uncontaminated nature of these places highlights the contrast of the blue of the ocean and the bright colors of the expanses of the […]
I have just come back from this eight-day trip to Iceland, where I literally got drunk on the colors of this very special and wild nature. Thinking about this Monday, I fished out a work that I did in 2010 right on Iceland: then I had only started from a photo I had seen on a book and I braved myself creating these strong contrasts that seemed unrealistic. Instead, now that I’ve finally been there, nine years later, it strikes […]
In this painting the sky blends into the sea and the wind rises above the land in the foreground. The green of the coast is the amazing Ireland, with its calming meadows. Like last week, also this Monday the eading star is the Ocean, and its immense breath. I have no more words … so happy Monday and good week to everyone!
Little glimpses of Irish coasts, in this square made up of 9 pieces of 10x10cm oil on canvas. Fat brushstrokes, fast and rich of green shades. Seeing them together made me realize that you can discover a light detail of a bay or a movement of water that runs along the coast and convey the taste of those places: with a few touches of color you can capture the soul of the Irish coasts. Happy monday and good start of […]