Wednesday, 13 October 2010

"Paris- Part 1"


























I have recently been on a few romantic weekend breaks to Paris over the last few months, visiting the other half who is currently working out there. I love every thing about Paris, but most of all is it's artistic culture. It is a beautiful city and so inspiring to draw. I have a few more sketches to come, as I'm currently finishing off a couple of inspirational drawings of the city and it's environment. But, for now I wanted to get the ball rolling, so here is my first 'Paris Post'.
It is the view from the apartment window. I loved the contrast from the bright city lights below to the dark moonlit sky.
I originally took a photo (TOP RIGHT) on my phone, but it never gave the sight and colours justice, so thats why i decided to play the hand of God and pick the colours myself. Ok, so the picture ended up being more of my imagination towards the end, but in my head, thats how i remember it. (TOP LEFT). Below is a close up section of my painting.
Keep a look out, i'll get "Paris - Part 2" up as soon as all the details and trimmings are finished. :)


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Bye for now,
Tcat.x

11 comments:

Lysdexicuss said...

The Cat adds a perfect touch. Your Imagination is always better than "reality".

Nazario said...

I agree, your painting looks way better than the photograph.

ARI said...

What a beautiful ilustration of Paris

Shoki said...

What a lovely atmosphere you've captured in your piece! Looking forward to more Paris inspired art.

Gillian Comerford said...

Class

Martin Bergquist said...

Very nice Tori! so funny almost same composition as a painting I'm working on :-D

L ROSSI said...

Love the contrast between the blue and the yellow - the sky is my fav bit!
You should have told me you were coming to Paris! ;)
L

GOGOPEDRO said...

Damn....your good...

the colors are very very striking..
better then the camera...

P

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Adrian Maganza said...

Haha! Found it! :) you know the sketch I did is 3 minutes away from the Arludik gallery where you took the photos with Glen Keane!
On my side of the world everything is going great, I just started working for Cartoon Network as a storyboard artist on Gumball which means I might move to London pretty soon! I'm actually working with Matt Timms whom you might see this week end at CTN expo. Congrats for your first artbook btw! Take care and enjoy sunny California!