Thursday, July 16, 2009

Poolside Prep

Poolside Prep, 8 x 10
SOLD

Even on 100º-plus days, some people need to baste for awhile before plunging into the cool waters of Deep Eddy swimming pool, adjacent to Town Lake (recently re-named Ladybird Lake in honor of the late former first lady and beloved Austinite, Mrs. LBJ).

6 comments:

Laurel Daniel said...

WOW - I see a series coming on. This is so fresh and so gestural; and has just the right marks to say what you wanted to say. The light beaming down on the sunbathers is superb!

bradslondy said...

One of your best yet!!!

Excellent. These "swimming scapes" are your forte.

julie davis said...

Stephen--this is fantastic. What struck me immediately was the light on the sunbathers--the shoulders....you've done an amazing thing here. Really like this!

Trish Siegel said...

Definitely should do a series! You can really feel that heat bearing down on those sunbathers, and the water looks so cool and inviting. Great composition as well. Very nicely done.

rahina qh said...

Hi Stephen, you handle colour beautifully in all your paintings, and i get the idea that you like painting outdoors but you know your still lifes are real eye catchers too eg the green apples. r.

mary said...

Wow, Stephen, you just keep getting better and better. I feel cooler just looking at this one!