Monday, February 6, 2012

Stormy Day, Dundas and Spadina

18x18 Oil on Board
I'm still using a limited palette to enhance the greys and moody atmospheric conditions that I'm trying to portray. I liked the Ivory Black, viridian, cadmium red, yellow ochre, titanium white that I used in a previous painting. When I took this photo, it was pretty much a squally day with drenching downpours...just the kind of day that I like. Spadina is a wonderfully busy and eclectic street. It is home to Toronto's Chinatown and close to the Kensington market.
Two streetcars stop at Spadina and Dundas Streets in Toronto Ontario.

10 comments:

Geert-Jan Bol said...

It's perfect but with enough tension.

Kelley Sanford said...

Just like a symphony...you hit all the right notes. Glad to see you back painting.

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Catherine, this is wonderful. I love the sky with the cable car grid. The perspective is dead on!

Linda Schweitzer said...

Wow! I love the mood!

Kim Rempel said...

Catherine, wow! It's just fabulous. I can feel it in my bones. Excellent composition.

Barbara M. said...

Super dark rainy Toronto day mood. I love the light on the wires.
XO Barbara

Audrey Cooper said...

You captured everything. It's a rainy day in London (ON) and I'm so homesick for Toronto!
Audrey

jerrycampbell said...

This is a fave, Catherine. They can't all be sunny days, right?

Montag said...

Amazing

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