venerdì 24 febbraio 2012

Castello di Romeo



© JANE MINTER
"Castello di Romeo"
Castelli di " Romeo e Guiletta" # 1
Castles of Romeo and Juilet
Montecchio Maggiore - Vicenza - Italy
32 x 41cm 
plein air watercolour sketch


© JANE MINTER
"Castello di Romeo"

initial watercolour wash plein air

Shakesphere wrote his tradegy Romeo and Juilet (1596)  based on the novel of  Luigi Da Porto ( 1485 - 1529) of Vicenza   . The castles of Romeo and Juilet built  in 975 are claimed to be the inspiration for Luigi Da Porto's novel and legend of Romeo and Juilet. 

13 commenti:

Jane ha detto...

This is beautiful Jane...and so unusual for you! Very dreamy atmosphere.

John (JWJarts) ha detto...

This is a superb painting Jane. I adore the contrast between the soft, almost misty trees, and the straight edges of the castle tower. And you've certainly captured that romantic atmosphere that possibly inspired Da Porto. Beautiful.

JANE MINTER ha detto...

hi jane grazie ..in the watercolour course i've attended we've painted lots of landscape paintings from photos ...now with the warmer weather i wanted to paint outside and just start consolidating what i've learnt in the lessons and pratice "step by step" as i have done here.

hello john thanks for your kind comment ..it's a start ....really enjoyed painting outside yesterday ..possibly inspired Da Porto !

Judy ha detto...

I agree with John, the contrast between soft and hard edges is wonderful! Lovely to paint outside!

Lydie ha detto...

Comme un effet de brume matinale, très belle aquarelle.

Anns Art ha detto...

What a striking painting, lights and darks, focal point... it gives such a great feeling.

Tito ha detto...

Lovely landscape, Jane. I like this atmosphere and the colors you used. Bello!!

Crystal Cook ha detto...

Beautiful, soft work Jane. :)

carlos diez ha detto...

Buen trabajo del natural Jane, con buena composición y bien resuelto el primer plano. Un abrazo.

Studio at the Farm ha detto...

Exquisite, Jane! My, you have a wonderful touch with brush and paint!!!

JANE MINTER ha detto...

thankyou judy ......not very happy with this but loved painting outside

lydie merci beaucoup ... ..congratulations on having your work selected.

thankyou so much ann ...there are lots of amazing view points of the castles

ciao tito grazie mille thankyou the hillsides are challenging to paint ....spoilt with all the incredible views

thankyou crystal .. just enjoyed reading your last post.

carlos i hope your show was a huge success ... thankyou so much for your kind words of encouragement .

katharyn thankyou ..always learning .

Cora ha detto...

Beautiful painting. It looks a little foggy there, nice colors.

JANE MINTER ha detto...

thankyou cora .