This is one of those paintings that started out being one thing and finished as something else. It’s really just a practice piece for painting the lights and shadows that are created with a single light source in an otherwise dark landscape. Another better version is in the works…
This week’s theme for Cee’s Black and White Challenge is Objects or People Older than 50 years.
This Grandmother’s clock was made in the Berlin, Germany and brought to the United States in the 1960’s. My Dad acquired it from an antique dealer right after that. The date on the plate inside reads 1841!
Before electricity came to the coal mines in the 1920’s and 1930’s, miners used oil lamps like this one to light their way:
The theme for Cee’s Black and White Challenge this week is ‘Heads’ or ‘Facial Features’. On a recent trip to The Metropolitan Museuam of Art in New York City, I took these shots: Augustus Caesar and Alexander the Great