21 May, 2011

I'm Not Sure I Posted This One Right Side Up



Blue Bank River
5.6" x 8.1"
Pastel
Casey Klahn

11 comments:

Debora L. Stewart said...

I love it!

Casey Klahn said...

Thank you, Debora! I know I must've hit the abstraction just so.

JafaBrit's Art said...

OMGosh, that is just gorgeous on so many levels, that blue is yummy and wham, but doesn't distract the eye from wandering around and enjoying the whole piece.

Casey Klahn said...

Wham? That makes my day, Corrine.
Thank you.

Sonya Johnson said...

I had to laugh when I read the title of this post, Casey!

I always love your placement of these bright spots of color in your paintings - the blues dance amongst the earthy neutrals, bringing the viewer's eye along with them :).

Celeste Bergin said...

yes...agree...that unapologetic blue is just right within those luscious browns. oooooo!

SamArtDog said...

Interesting to see some blues come forward and some recede. I wouldn't have guessed which would do which before seeing this. Trying this upside down took some doing (yay for laptops), but once I got over any presuppositions, yes, I guess it could be that way. Fun to try, anyway.

Carol Lee Beckx said...

This is one of my favourites - love the composition and the blue is just great!

Casey Klahn said...

I think the blue owes as much to the black as to the browns. Just a thought.

Thank you, Carol, Celeste, Sonya and Sam.

Carol Lee Beckx said...

I've just had another look at this one on my iPhone - useful for upside down!'It's really interesting to see how the dynamic of the painting changes - and I agree with you about the blacks and browns, they're essential elements.

Casey Klahn said...

Carol, that must be a neat trick on the iPhone - maybe place it on the table and look at it upside down?

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