Thursday, August 06, 2009

JS Motors

This painting has been sold

Oil on hardboard 8" x 8"


Anonymous Anonymous said...

this has a very nostalgic about it, and great handling of colour Sheila.
and the previous post has such a strong perspective, just pulled me in. good to visit again. r.

9:28 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Rahina, good to see you again. Yes these old streets and buildings do evoke nostalgia. I really love to paint them.

10:49 AM  
Blogger Simon Jones said...

Love this, busy places empty are like empty stages , like many fab Hopper paintings you are alluding to something offstage in time, takes you away from the here and now. I think its much more interesting to paint the echo of something than just the bald thing itself, so a busy garage wouldnt be so compelling, you have painted the echo of years and years of busy garage.

9:23 PM  
Blogger KEITH PROCTOR Daily painting blog said...

Hey Sheila just looked at this blog for the first time , lovely work , I particularly like path to crowdwen. Keith

12:05 AM  
Blogger polusladkaia said...

Love your work. What I've seen so far is rich, warm, and, agreeing with Rahina, evocative of emotion too. Thank goodness for other bloggers' blog lists or I would not have found you yet!

7:10 AM  
Blogger James Smith said...

I just came here from the mists of cyberspace (well, Blogger linked me), but I just wanted to say that that's a very beautiful painting. It must have taken a fair amount of effort.


7:36 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks folks - really appreciate your comments here. I do like empty and/or closed buildings, shops, worksheds, what have you. Simon, you are spot on there - it is the echo of something which is intriguing rather than the thing itself.

8:15 PM  

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