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Siena Italy

10.00"W x 14.00"H x 0.1"D

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Richard Strimple

Salisbury, MD

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: siena, cityscape, landscape, tuscany, scene, tower, clock, italy, street, italian, spaces, places, painting, watercolor, realism

Media: watercolor, pigments, finest, grumbacher on paper, cold, pressed, lb

Size: 10"W x 14"H x 0.1"D

Year Created: 2018

During a vacation in Italy, we were walking in the town of Siena. There was a big storm brewing and the very dark storm clouds in the distance created this amazing light. The sun was still shining but the darkness of the clouds was almost menacing. I loved the light it created on the Clock Tower and other old buildings in this street scene.

Welcome! I am a Vango artist. Thank you for visiting my portfolio where you will find nature inspired watercolor paintings. Painting with watercolors is a subtractive process. The only light is the white of the paper. Each time the brush touches the paper light is lost. That is one of the challenges of watercolors. I'm Richard Strimple and all the work you see is done by me. I'm very much inspired by my travels and surroundings. Whenever I visit somewhere, there's always a watercolor painting that comes from that trip. I love early morning walks when the sun just comes up and the light is fabulous. I try to inject the feel of the moment into each of my watercolor paintings. Please shout if you need to know anything or if you have an idea for a watercolor painting. I would love to hear from you.

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