Friday, May 1, 2020

Provincetown Library Interior

Studying the View (Inside the Provincetown Library)
24" x 18" x 1.5"
Oil with a palette knife on Ampersand Gessobord

One of the things I miss during this time of staying at home quarantining is visiting the library. I miss our local library so much, The Walpole Public Library. They just recently began delivering books to your home and of course I immediately started taking advantage of it. But nothing beats visiting in person so I look forward to when I can go back.

One of my other favorite libraries is the Provincetown Library on Commercial Street at the tip of Cape Cod. I recommend a visit to anyone who in in Provincetown. Inside this library there is a replicate of a ship which takes up a whole floor. It's amazing. Also the views from inside are incredible. One of the last times we visited, I saw this light coming inside and creating interesting shadows on the floor and knew I would paint it some day. I don't normally paint interiors but I really enjoyed this so I hope to do some more.

I was deliberately trying to be looser with my painting technique and layering of colors which I hope you can see from these close up detail images.

1 comment:

Danielle C. said...

I love the looser look. And the shadow work is amazing! Wonderful details Ann!

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