Sunday, February 11, 2007

City Hall

City Hall 18x24 Oil on wood

Continuing with this Broken Color/ Urban Impressionism studies. Here is a downtown shot of Los Angles City Hall. I'm happy enough with this one so I entered it in the Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art Salon International.


Blogger BoneDaddy said...

Nice atmospheric perspective, but what I really love about this one is that mid-level building. The shadow/light contrast on the two visible sides and the way it goes back into the tall building just grab me, I don't know.

10:59 PM  
Blogger William K. Moore said...

Beautiful... I think you should be headed for the Salon soon enough. Chronic grade painting here!

1:19 AM  
Blogger the goat's head said...

I'm enjoying the orange peeking through the sky. Nice one!

11:58 AM  
Blogger Michael Dooney said...

nice color and design on this one, you really captured the feel of the light here

12:02 PM  
Blogger Miles Thompson said...

very cool man!

3:19 PM  
Blogger Robin Weiss said...

Awsome painting, great atmosphere

4:29 PM  
Blogger Chris Ousley said...

Yes indeed. What they said. ;-)

4:32 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Thaks BG there was a little extra work put there, glad you caught it.

4:39 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

WK: glad this one could make you high.

4:40 PM  
Blogger Marcos Mateu said...

Very nice indeed!

9:50 PM  
Blogger chia said...

You captured the LA downtown smog and made it look pretty. Good luck at the salon!

11:57 PM  
Blogger Shawn Dickinson said...

Wow! The colors in that sky are amazing! Is that a sunrise or a sunset?

...the colors in the buildings are nice too. Great contrasts!

1:25 AM  
Blogger Making A Mark said...

Nice one.

Now you have told City Hall about this painting haven't you?

5:19 AM  
Blogger Tim Bye said...

Great painting - really atmospheric!

9:45 AM  
Blogger tonypetersart said...

I like the structure, the way you handled the edges of the City Hall. Nice sky too.

1:42 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Bill, great to watch the progress in your paintings as you try different things. This is another one. Though I know you've been playing with broken color a bit but.....this one nailed it. How you made the top of those buildings seem to shimmer is quite nice. Good luck with the Salon.

2:32 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

i'm loving the broken color, and the way that tree just burns in silhouette from the sky.

8:18 AM  
Blogger Urban Barbarian said...


8:29 AM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Ron, I like peeking.

6:37 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Thanks Michael,

Your little portraits have been really nice too.

6:41 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Miles Thanks Bro!

6:42 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Robin ,

Your latest house painting is great !

9:27 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks C.

9:32 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thatks Marcos , When I see work as fresh as yours I want to get back into comics or production design.

9:39 PM  
Blogger naquaiya said...

Exquisite. Love the orange peel sky.
Oh so moody. Puts me in a dream state, sort of where I live most of the time.

11:10 AM  
Blogger william wray said...

Thatks Erich,

It all looks good with the right light on it.

11:59 AM  
Blogger william wray said...

Thanks shawn, It's sunset, minutes before the sun was gone.

12:00 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Kath, I wouldn't know how do that.

12:02 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks tim!

2:04 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Tony, Little windows drive me crazy!

2:05 PM  
Blogger Mike Thompson said...

Lovely work as usual, William.

4:39 PM  
Blogger Leslie Sealey said...

This one has a very dream-like quality with the soft edges and dramatic lighting. The energy you captured in the sky is a great contrast; I think this is one of your best.

11:53 AM  
Blogger painterjoy said...

You are a freaking great painter. This painting and the Turner/Constable sky are brilliant.

11:15 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Thanks Tim, nice comments, I'm glad you stopped by.

8:12 PM  

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