"The River"

24.00"W x 18.00"H x 1.0"D

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David LaPorte


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: realism, landscape, impressionism, oils, colors, feeling, texture, nature, bright, vibrant, peaceful

Media: oils

Size: 24"W x 18"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2018

The reason I chose this title was because it reminded me of my time growing up in beautiful Upstate New York (Near the Adirondacks) . My inspiration was the sheer beauty and solitude of nature that I wanted tho share with my viewer. I wanted to elicit a sense of peace and expanse. My inspiration is to capture the feeling of nature via Impressionism. Although this piece has more detail, it still portrays he feeling through color and texture.

My name is David LaPorte. I am a Vango artist. Thank you for visiting my portfolio. I'm a self taught artist and have been painting for the past 15 years. I'm originally from Upstate New York and presently live in Los Angeles. My inspiration to paint came from living in Europe-Paris, Milan, Madrid and Barcelona. I loved the rich history and the beautiful countryside-along with incredible museums. As an artist, I’m fascinated with depth and layers of human emotion. My objective is to translate this challenge onto my canvas. Each painting is a new adventure in the use of color, texture and layering. My intention is to give the surface of the canvas a multi textured feel. Ultimately, the movement on the surface will give way to an inner quiet as I lead the viewer deeper. So it is through the use of bold color, along with spontaneity, that my paintings reflect the rich effect of feeling in our lives. My Impressionist Landscape paintings elevate. I believe great art can touch us deeply and lift us to a higher place. All my work is a reflection of that-a remembrance of our own creative self; the peace within.

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