Saturday, October 10, 2009

Tre Amici

I was near the UC Berkeley campus helping Benny Alba with her upcoming show. I noticed the mode of transportation of choice appearred to be scooters for the students. I loved seeing these 3 Vespas surrounding by bigger , darker motorcycles.

I'm not entirely happy with the result but I enjoyed the process so much, I painted three more vintage Vespas on individual canvases. So four paintings in one day! I will post the three others tomorrow.





6x12, oil on artboard
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14 comments:

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

What not to like about it?
I love it Sheila.
Fantastico!

Diana Marshall said...

Must have been hard to paint, so much detail, cool subject to paint.

Hellenne Vermillion said...

I like this! Great design, color, rhythm to it.

AutumnLeaves said...

I also like this, Sheila! Very nicely done so I have to agree with Irit, "what's not to like?"

maria said...

I agree, it has some nice rhythm and freshness to the brushstrokes.
Love it!

Manon Doyle said...

Oh Sheila!! I think you've done a marvelous job with this painting.
I wanted to buy myself a Vespa last year but my family freaked.... I guess they think that my head is always in the clouds and that doesn't translate well to two wheels...lol!

♠ Alex Pribnow ♠ said...

I like it! It looks great in a bold style like this too, colourful and unabashed (just like Vespas). It fits the subject perfectly! =)

dominique eichi said...

Great piece. Love the look of it and it's colors.

suzanneberry said...

This is beautifully done and graphically perfect! Great job!

Lokelani Forrest said...

I viewed your three vintage vespas and now see this. I would say you're getting together a body of work. I really like this. Well done.

Edward Burton said...

Wonderful brushwork, Sheila! Great painting.

David Larson Evans said...

Great...the rhythm the brush work. Little Sheila is all grown up.lol.

Gwen Bell said...

Great composition! It's so much more interesting have an entire row of them. You did such a great job!

Lindsay said...

This has a very pleasing rhythem. I like it alot.