Friday, April 24, 2009

Sorolla - Following the Masters Challenge

9"x10" oil on linen panel
This is my first contribution to Michelle Burnett's Following the Masters blog. The painting is a copy of Joaquin Sorolla's Promenade Beside the Sea painted in 1909.

40 comments:

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

This is so beautiful.I can feel the wind.Very romantic.

Linda Schweitzer said...

Nice job, Edward! The feeling of light is very Sorolla-like.

Sheila said...

Woohoo!!! My East Bay Connection hits one out of the ball park!

Cathyann said...

You are going to be hard to follow! Very Nice work, Edward.

Teresa said...

This is absolutely stunning Edward! I have a book with Sorolla's work & you've captured the essence beautifully! Bravo!

r garriott said...

Edward!!! Nice, absolutely gorgeous!!

Jala Pfaff said...

Awesome.

dominique eichi said...

Beautiful, need I say more !

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Edward, as usual, you did a fantastic job! It is fun and rewarding to recreate the masters work.

Angela Elledge said...

Very well done, Edward!

Manon Doyle said...

Beautiful Edward! It's oh so romantic!

Vern Schwarz said...

Beautiful job Edward, I really like your handling of the figures.

L.Holm said...

Beautiful work, Edward! Feels spontaneous and fresh and full of life. absolutely Sorolla-like!

ANURAG MEHTA said...

Great work done Edward,I love the cool colors used in this painting...

David Larson Evans said...

Another well done painting bravo Edward.

Morgaine said...

Very lovely work !

Gwen Bell said...

Oh my...the is as gorgeous as the original. Outstanding work! You get better and better all the time!

dacoop said...

Very,very nice interpretation Edward! You have raised the bar!!

Dewberry Fine Art said...

Really nice, Edward. Love the wonderful color.

Christine's Arts said...

Great job! The white dresses are so soft and flowing in the wind.

Diana Marshall said...

Beautiful rendition of Sorolla,
did you enjoy painting it? I know I did and learned lots too!

Kim VanDerhoek said...

Very well done Edward!

artbyakiko said...

What a beautiful painting! You've done a great job!

sam said...

Love those whites Edward, well done!

Georgia said...

A true master following another master! Brilliant work Edward!

(thank you so much for your thoughtful wishes)

Kathleen Coy said...

This is beautiful, Edward! The colors really speak to me.

Greener Bangalore said...

wow Edward....you are a wonderful artist...great works....Thanks a lot for sharing.....

Kathleen Weber said...

Really lovely!

Nancy and the fatties said...

How you fit all that detail onto such a small board, Edward, really nice work!
hugs from Texas!

Karen Mathison Schmidt said...

Beautiful color work on this, Edward! I like how you simplified the shapes, too, but kept the feel of the subject ... I like it even better than the original!

Dean H. said...

Very beautiful work, Edward!

rob ijbema said...

beautiful treatment of the whites edward

Sheila Wedegis said...

Wow Edward. Beautiful!!! The whites are incredible!!

robin peterson said...

Hi Edward, I agree, I can feel the wind, soft & summery, nice job! Copying the Masters a great learning exercise isn't it.

Dana Cooper Fine Art said...

Are you sure Sorolla didn't sneak into your studio? You captured it perfectly...bravo!

Pam Holnback said...

This is great. You really got the era, and love your whites.

Glenda Mosher said...

This is breezy and beautiful! Well done!

DEB said...

You did Sorolla proud! Beautiful rendition!

Abby Creek Art said...

Beautiful job on the painting, Edward!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

Dude, that is awesome.
I left a link to you in my most recent post and thank you again for the kudos on your blog. I'm honored.