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Friday, January 29, 2010

STARLIGHT-Celestial Landscape Oil Painting of Night Sky with Planets, Stars, Clouds by Marina Petro

 
Artist~Marina Petro, Saratoga Springs, NY USA
"Starlight"
6x8
Original celestial oil painting on archival Raymar canvas panel
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The compositions for these celestial paintings can go on into infinity. It is one of the most natural subjects for me to paint and hones my intuition. It's interesting because I can be compulsively working with one color and then 'out of the blue' I'll get an impression like "use red now." My first respsonse is generally resistance but I usually go along with the impression and it always works out well.  As I am painting, I wonder whether I am actually painting a constellation that is 'out there' and I'm just tuning into it unconsciously. I suppose it doesn't matter, but I am curious.  Any astronomers out there???

Today's Quotation: "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and I could say, "I used everything that you gave me."
- Erma Bombeck
 

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1 comment:

Tatiana Myers said...

Very impressive!
This summer I took several pictures of evening sky in FL. Look almost like this your painting. Check it out!
http://tatianamyersfineart.blogspot.com/2009/06/florida-skys.html

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