Tuesday, 28 October 2014

A Backstreet in Cordoba by HweeYen Ong

A Backstreet in Cordoba

The subversive mood just got a little darker. For reasons unknown, I am attracted to this street in Cordoba, an otherwise boisterous city in southern Spain teeming with tourists at the famous Mezquita area. I love the place, but it gets a little heavy at times, and this quiet lane beckons with the odd fountain of an animal atop, a mythical beast I think.

Again I am painting over a previous canvas that didn't work well. Strangely, I love the green glow it provides which I leave simmering through the whites giving a rich undulating texture to the piece. It's probably an acquired taste to like this one but it's a personal favourite.

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