Friday, July 8, 2011

At Caffe Florian

12"x16.5"
pastel

From one of my travels. A couple enjoys a conversation at Caffe Florian in Venice and I have a very memorable 43rd birthday.

13 comments:

Mona said...

Ed, it's lovely to see one of your pastels; beautiful colors too!

J Joy Nocifora said...

Warm and inviting. Wonderful cafe interior painting, Edward!

maria kovalenko leysens said...

Nice attitude, relaxed. I did not know you worked in pastels too. Congrats on all the recent good news too.

Kari Tirrell said...

Pastels - awesome! You're just multi-talented. :) Love your color choices. Very nice, Edward!

Dana Cooper said...

This has such wonderful color Edward...I love it!

Celeste Vaught said...

This is just great Edward - I love your style with pastels! I like the point of view in this scene too - so inviting.

Sheila said...

You captured such a warm ambiance. You're so skilled with pastels, I'm sure you're going to more!?

Gwen Bell said...

Love the color harmonies and the conversational poses of the figures. Makes me wonder what they are saying. Really nice work, Edward!

hmuxo said...

Love this pastel painting, Edward. Beautifully detailed...and love the colors..

dominique eichi said...

this piece is fabulous !

Dean H. said...

The light, ambiance , and suggested detail are magnifico, Edward!
In pastel, even!

This was done on your 43rd b day?

artybecca said...

Very nice! My favorite paintings are of regular people doing regular things. I have taken many a surreptitious photo while in restaurants and on the street for later reference.

mary maxam said...

Excellent use of the red sweater in the focal spot. Great mood set here!