Sunday, June 24, 2012

Renate Arends - "Day at the beach"


Title                             : Day at the beach
Artist                           : Renate Arends (Netherlands)
Medium & support      : Watercolor and paper
Size                             : 27 x 35 cm.
Blog                            : http://renatearends.blogspot.com
 

18 comments:

Nora MacPhail said...

Renate, awesome job! You're the first one out of the gat to tackle this one. It's a toughie! Great job.

Syls said...

Hi Renate,thank you for your comment.I used acrylics for this challenge,as I wanted plenty of guts,and drama.ithink you have done a very good job with this challenge.Syls

Helen H Trachy said...

Good job Renate! Congrat, I see you're never afaraid to try something new!:)

Alexander said...

great you really caught the secenery wonderful

renate said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments. Yes indead it was a toughie, but then I love the exitement of trying something new:)

Ignacio Avalos Rodriguez said...

Hi Renate!
wowwww!
you've painted a beautiful scene!
Excellent job!
it seems a little bit difficult to me.
but I can tell that you're not afraid
of challenges!

beti abel said...

Renate, beautiful watercolor, I like to swim in that beach!

RachelB said...

Lovely painting, really atmospheric

Nelvia said...

Love the action you have caged in this painting, good color -well done

Betty said...

I like this one a lot, it keeps attention and has plenty going on.

renate said...

You are all too kind! Thank you so much for your comments, I always appreciate them!

Tina Besecker Marohn said...

I like how you added in the rays and the tone is peaceful. I might add in just a bit more contrast shadow on the water and beach to reflect the shadow of the clouds.

renate said...

Thank you Tina for your constructive comment!! This is what I really want more. Shadows are a very weak point of mine. Thank you of remind me! I will pay more attention to it!

Krystyna Szczepanowski said...

Renate, you really got the lighting right. Such a peaceful scene!

Pragya Bhatnagar said...

Hi Renate, you have done a grate job, its a lovely painting..I still have to try my hand on it:)..

Madhavimreddy said...

Wonderful sky renate,You caught the drama in sky very well!

maria said...

serh schöne darbietung der challenge renate, himmel, meer und strand toll eingefangen, gratuliere
lieben gruß maria

renate said...

Hello Krystyna, Pragya, Madhavimreddy and Maria:) Thank you all for the wonderful comments. But then.. didn't we all made beautiful paintings? I love them so much and watch them over and over again. The sky's are so beautiful. Loved this challenge!