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View from my window GLOWING SUNSET©

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"Le paysage n'est pas que le "miroir de l'âme."
(The landscape is like the mirror of the soul)
Avec un clin d'oeil amical a Nelly!

This painting shows a fierce sky with an intensity of darks, yet the lush warm hue of the reds and yellow tones seem to warm the painting up, in which the top and bottom balance each other out. (I used at least about 10 different reds!!)

I like the intensity of this dramatic sky, contrasting the low dark horizon with the mysterious silhouettes of the rolling hills of Pennsylvania.

I want the viewer to feel the power of the setting of the sun below the rich bright western horizon, and see the atmospheric glow and coloring of the evening near the horizon, as the sun sets, just before the sky will become dark and the night will begin.
You wish it would be a never ending beauty...

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Acrylic on a canvas panel.
Dimensions: 20'x16' (50x40 cm)
This acrylic is painted on a Studio stretched canvas.
Painted staple free sides. Painting doesn't need a frame.

Copyright Olga van Dijk 2006
All rights reserved.
Unauthorized copying or use of images is prohibited.
This is another OlgArtsProduction©2007

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Anonymous Guest (IP: 109.109.112.142) 07 Apr 2015

G O R G E O U S ! What a great color palette!!

Anna Van Skike 07 Feb 2009

This is so beautiful. You used my favorite colors. :)

Jonas Jonzén 15 Jan 2009

I like this painting!! great colours!

Paul Tokarski 14 Jan 2009

Olga, very intense and dramatic, well done

Myke Pollard 25 Jul 2008

Another good work Olga. Intensity certainly describes the feel of this painting.