The Golden Gate Bridge from Nob Hill, San Francisco

24.00"W x 18.00"H x 0.1"D

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Rachael Florence


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: cityscape, landscape, impressionism, moden, bridge, gate, golden, boat, francisco, san, view, soft, california, sea, ocean, bay, calm

Media: board, canvas, oil, paint

Size: 24"W x 18"H x 0.1"D

Year Created: 2018

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Curator's Note: An authentic take on an iconic view, this artist painted San Francisco as a San Franciscan.

I painted this picture of the Golden Gate Bridge standing on the roof of my Nob Hill apartment. It was a rare, calm, fog free, spring afternoon in San Francisco. From this distance, the bright red bridge barely showed its color. I was also surprised to see how green the water appeared. This painting is on a canvas board, so framing is optional.

The day I walked into my first painting class changed the way I see the world. I love to study the shapes, colors, and light around me. I am a diligent student constantly trying to expand my understanding of different techniques in oil and watercolor. I often set up lessons for myself and don’t move for hours once I get started on a piece. Painting is my reward.

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