Friday, April 1, 2011

No Joke...

"Dublin West"
8x10
oil on board

I opened an email this afternoon. An Account Manager of Zatista.com notified me that I was "Artist of the Day". Yes, its April Fool's day and those who don't see this today may not see it featured on Facebook HERE but I bask in my recognition for the day. Yay!

Today's painting is the one I was whining about the last several posts. I have decided enough is enough and stopped fiddling with it. This is the Dublin West BART [Bay Are Rapid Transit] station. It was painted from a pic taken with my phone when I was on the way to San Francisco last month.

21 comments:

stanmcq said...

Another great piece of artistry!

Starr said...

Congrats! that's wonderful :)

Suzanne said...

congratulations sheila!

Mark Sheeky said...

Well done artist of um, yesterday :) ah fame is so fleeting. Great paiting, the whole scene looks sort of reflective.

David Larson Evans said...

Lets make that artist of the year..great painting

AutumnLeaves said...

Wow, Sheila! This ranks right up there with that bar/restaurant scene I love so much!

Gary Heller said...

Gorgeous, and congrats! You deserve much more ad frequent recognition, imo. Amazing all the things we use our camera phones for these days. The smart phone is like the Swiss Army knife of modern times.
love this, Sheila

Marie Theron said...

A station has such a feeling of desolation! One wants to ask: who are all these people travelling alone? You gave expression to that feeling with the sharp perspective and the muted colors.

Anthony Duce said...

I like the painting very much.

Art with Liz said...

Wow Artist of the Day! Fan-tas-tic! And this painting is why!

Sheila Estep said...

Your a awesome artist! I love this painting's mood and it makes me think about what's going on here? Its cool when paintings can move the viewer into pausing to really check it out. Nicely Done!

Ellen Burkett said...

Firt of all, CONGRATULATIONS on being the Artis of the Day!! You deserve it!
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This is fantastic Sheila! I love the lighting and it has the feeling of speed in it. Great work!

Art By Erika said...

Small format art that read like big paintings stop me on my tracks. You did really well with this complicated subject matter too! And congrats with art of the day award! Sheila!

sam said...

Congrats Sheila! This is a lovely piece, nice atmosphere. I like people watching at stations, everyone has a different story...

Catherine Jeffrey said...

Great composition and feel to this painting. Your colors are perfect for creating that sense of starkness in transit stations.
Congratulations as well!

Dean H. said...

Good one, Sheila! The scene looks large with lonely figures. Evokes a lot of emotion.

I'm late (as usual) but congrats on artist of the day!

Jane Hunt said...

I love, love, love this piece!!
I think it's my favorite so far.....

suzanneberry said...

congratulations on a recognition well deserved! this is spectacular! you are on an incredible roll sheila! bravo!

artbyakiko said...

Congrats, Sheila! I really love this painting. Nice perspective.

L.Holm said...

i love the narrative feel to this. great perspective, and just enough info to be completely intriguing. great work!

and congrats on your artist of the day recognition! well deserved!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

love it. There's no subject that isn't interesting to an artist's eye.