Thursday, October 14, 2010

Az Highway 60 Railroad Ave

Since last week, I entered the Google Street View painting challenge posted and hosted by Street View Paint Off.  The street view picture was this:

This is what I have so far.  I am posting these in hopes you will comment as to which, if any, you prefer.  Deadline is October 31st.

Click image to enlarge.
Medium: HP Vivera ink on archival paper.
Size: 8 x 7".
Date: 10/14/2010.

Version 1.

Version 2.
If you can, please comment within the blog by clicking on the "Post A Comment" link at the end of today's post.  I welcome your suggestions and critiques. This "challenge" has been particularly "challenging".  Finding something to bring out from within this picture of a parched, dry landscape and arranging it into a satisfactory composition has been harder than I thought.