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    Komorebi

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    4.87 ( 3 votes )
    Contact rdelanty@cox.net
    www.delantyfineart.com
    Added 2018-07-11 09:23:59
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    Description

    Komorebi is loosely translated from the Japanese "sunlight filtering through the leaves of trees." Though there are no trees pictured in this painting, the effect of light being cast on the rocks and water, in passing through branches and foliage, is described. I wanted to make a painting about what art does for our sight and mind: it makes the invisible visible.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Rick J. Delanty
    Width (inches): 24
    Height (inches): 20
    Media Acrylic
    Country United States
    Painting Genre: Representational: Landscape / Nature

    Rating

    Use of Color
    5.00
    Use of Values
    5.00
    Composition
    5.00
    Mood
    4.67
    Originality
    4.67

    Users' reviews

    You can definitely see the dappled sunlight effect on the rocks. The use of soft and hard edges and loose brushstrokes defines the objects and lets to viewer mentally fill in the detail.

    Detail in Big Strokes

    This painting shows amazing detail (color, texture) within such beautiful loose brushstrokes. I love it!

    Essence Of Nature

    I love the flow of the water over the rocks. Simply and effective technique just knocking on the master's door. Kudos.

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