Well it’s been a week or so since I mentioned this new series, but this one has taken longer than I thought! That time has mostly been taken up struggling a bit to find the right composition and level of detail.
This series is about musicians in non musical settings, grisaille (grey scale) painting with a splash of added colour in one place.
This piece is 48″x48″ (120cm x 120cm) Acrylic on canvas and is available from artgallery.co.uk.
I welcome all comments and criticism so please leave me your thoughts, good or not.!
‘Music On Clinton Street’ Acrylic on canvas 24″ x 18″ (SOLD).
This is a painting I did last year, again bringing together my passion for art and music. I am about to start on a new series, again trying to place musicians in atmospheric settings that add to the feel of the work.
Don’t know why I had a thing for naming paintings after Leonard Cohen lyrics, but it obviously spoke to me at the time!.
‘A Walk In The Park’ by Nikki Rosetti. Acrylic no canvas 20″x20″ (c)2008
Inspire by the compositional style of Edouard Manet, this painting concentrates on the bold figure exiting the canvas with background supporting figures.I was trying to capture the feel of such paintings as Manets ‘La Serveuse De Bocks’ which has just this feel. This painting was sold to a collector in Greece.
Which is the title of a song by Leonard Cohen and also the title of this artwork from 2013 (sold).
I do like to bring together my passions for music and art into one piece, it’s very satisfying. Especially when someone else also sees something in it that move them to buy it!. This is one of those paintings I was sorry to see go. Acrylic on canvas 20″ x 20″. Not monochrome (black and white), but grisaille (shades of grey).