Monday, June 18, 2007

Semi Cab

A little night shot in the industrial areas of LA between the La River and East LA. Just a quick 11x14 to keep my atrophying oil hand in.


Blogger BoneDaddy said...

Nice, putting the oranges in. The separation of warm & cool, plus the placement of the semi cab made it really yin-yang-y.

8:38 PM  
Blogger A Reason to Paint said...

Clicked on this and loved it straight away.

12:06 AM  
Blogger Cooper Dragonette said...

One of my William Wray favorites here. The subtle detail of telephone poles and wire are crucial. Well done!

5:14 AM  
Blogger Stefan Nuetzel said...

Your night paintings are really something and this is another good one. Did you paint it on the spot?

6:42 AM  
Blogger George Cwirko-Godycki said...

i really liked the colors you used in this one

9:15 AM  
Blogger PleinEric said...

I've been wanting to do nocturnes for a long time... This is cool! Love the underpainting in this one...

1:24 PM  
Blogger Cara said...

Love night scenes and this one is great.

7:29 PM  
Blogger Chloe Cumming said...

Nice orange gaps in the sky.

I love the atmosphere. This is all very educational.

12:33 AM  
Blogger Steven said...

Keep 'em comin'! This is whapow!

8:26 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

beautiful!! Love the rich brush stroke and texture.

5:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wowzers William

8:57 PM  
Blogger Mike Thompson said...

Great colors!

10:49 AM  
Blogger drips of paint said...

Hi Bill

Night painting - great mood and lighting.

Nice design - dominant shape with vertical and horizontal line placed at just the right spot, well done.

Very reconizable William Wray painting!


6:38 PM  
Blogger Vince M said...

You are one helluva painter, Mr. Wray.

11:28 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

BG -- the shot made me pull the car over and was even better when on "film"

7:07 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks AR

9:01 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Cooper. Yes I'm like the simple ones were you leave out almost everything but the most critical elements.

1:11 PM  
Blogger william wray said...


Nope it's from a photo--all my nocterns are. Just fast and loose.

1:12 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks George! Thats what made me what to paint it. Cast your referance like a good actor in a movie.

1:13 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Eric-- I hesitated with them at first, but now I really like doing them.

1:18 PM  

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