I painted this from a photograph, starting off with the intention of being straight and perfect, but then I lost it, and liked the results.Visually, it has an almost cartoon look...nothing is what I had hoped, and I just adore it. The left side with its uneven look offsets the right side, and its edginess. The 2CV says Montmarte, as does the boulangerie sign. Merci, bien!
...I enjoy painting in what I call ,"Pseudo naive cartoon Abstractism", featuring bright colours in very simplistic forms.A happy feeling exudes from my works as they are all based on features from the present and past.Usually a car or bicycle shows up somewhere in the picture. I work only in acrylics with black pencil art markers. I took a 1 year fine arts university course back in 1964, and then dropped it completely until only recently.My works have gone in 2 directions:the landmark paintings, and the everyday situations featuring "little people". People tell me they can "connect" with my historical view of the passing scene. Signs and commercial store fronts are a key to my paintings.Take close look at the signs...often a little bit of...
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