Tuesday, May 11, 2010

"A Bridge Not Crossed"

Someone was sharing photos of scenery encountered during their walk. I immediately was taken by this bridge, surrounded by receding snow, crossing over a beautiful blue river still wearing sheets of ice.

I would love to visit this bridge in person one day.




24x36 oil on canvas

24 comments:

Manon Doyle said...

I saw this on FB today, Sheila! I was struck by your gorgeous colors and beautiful rendering!! Great job!!

I hope you're doing well, girlfriend!!

Lauren Maurer said...

Wow, amazing warms against amazing cools! Love this, Sheila!

Linda said...

Lovely painting, Sheila! I would love to see this bridge in person - it looks quaint. Your colors are very nice. Well done!

Michelle said...

yes, i agree! The blues are beautiful in contrast with the warm yellow.

Lori Bonanni said...

Sheila, thank you for visiting my blog and for the compliments. Great job on this! I love the way you've handled the reflection! Looking back a bit - I really love that red chair!

Gail H. Ragsdale said...

Oh how cool Sheila!

Sheila E. said...

OOOoo.. Love the warms and cools and the movement, so beautiful!

Dana Cooper said...

Wonderful painting Sheila, I want to go there too!

Gwen Bell said...

Great as usual! The vivid colors work so well with the design. Great mirror image in the reflection!

martinealison said...

Très gracieux ce pont que vous avez peint Sheila... Il y a une belle harmonie de couleurs, les reflets produits apportent à l'eau une véritable limpidité.
Très beau travail. Connaissez-vous le pont d'Avignon ? Et sa chanson ? Sur le pont d'Avignon on y danse, on y danse... sur le vôtre on y danserait volontiers.
Bises,
Martine-Alison

Julie Hill said...

Sheila love the blues in this one!

Greener Bangalore said...

WOW Sheila!!! lovely work of the bridge....the lighting is perfectly captured......nice job as usual!...and longg time no see? busy ? :)

-Don said...

Well, you've crossed this bridge and made it to the other side with a spectacular work of art. Beautifully done, Sheila!

-Don

Celeste Bergin said...

it is a very clean and crisp painting! I like it a lot!

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Great one, Sheila, Very successful painting, congratulations!

AutumnLeaves said...

This looks like a bridge I saw in a couple of VanGogh paintings! In fact, your style here reminds me of his too, Sheila. Well done!

Janice said...

What a beautiful painting Sheila! The reflection of the bridge, the colors, the scene...it makes it a happy painting, cheerful~~~

Nina E Jørgensen said...

this reminds me a lot of the bridge that vincent van gogh did, it is beautiful!

Catherine Jeffrey said...

This painting and Dubious Welcome are both very atmospheric and have a sense of time and place. In Dubious Welcome, I love that mysterious feeling...the old chair, the misty green light...what lurks inside? I agree, the bridge must be visited.

Edward Burton said...

Very beautiful, Sheila. I love the golden bridge against the cool colors. Well done.

Dewberry Fine Art said...

A lovely balance and beautifully painted.

sam said...

Lovely image Sheila, great contrast with the bridge.

Gary Heller said...

Absolutely beautiful painting of a lovely stone arch bridge. Love the color. Reminds me of a bridge that I visit sometimes in Sullivan County New York near a small town called Jeffersonville.
Great work

Marie Theron said...

Oh, look at that icy scene, Sheila! It is such a clear cold day that you have captured so well!