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Water Lily Nocturne

8.00"W x 8.00"H x 0.8"D

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Dixie Galapon

SAN DIEGO, CA

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: lilly, garden, air, plein, expressionist, nocturne, impressionist, pond, water, landscape, nocturne

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 8"W x 8"H x 0.75"D

Year Created: 2018

I painted this piece alla prima in Balboa Park while alongside the water lily pond there. The sun was barely setting and I managed to capture some nice reflections in the pond.

Most of us are captivated by beautiful imagery in our daily life: a vibrant sunset, a beautiful piece of architecture, a garden. And yet, with our busy lives, we don’t always have time to enjoy what we already have in our surroundings. I am an artist living in San Diego, painting for over 20 years. My daytime profession is in healthcare, but my artful spirit calls me to create on a regular basis. I began experimenting with oil paints as a young teen. In college I continued my endeavors with various media, and accomplished the equivalent of a Minor of Art in college. After college I pursued a graduate degree in psychology, yet still I continued painting. I have apprenticed under Tetrachromat Artist Concetta Antico in San Diego. Through her instruction, I became the oil painter and artist I am today. In spite of my day job in healthcare, I am regularly compelled to paint and share meaningful images with others in my own colorful and playful style.

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