ADEBANJI ALADE: MY ART, MY PASSION FOR SKETCHING — norman road

"Norman Road Intersect, Belvedere", 18" x 12", Oil on Board, 2009

alla prima landscape landscape painting norman road oil on board snow

The snows started immediately I landed Heathrow Airport from Tokyo on Tuesday night and I just needed one days rest and after that I just couldn't wait to get out there to paint. The light was beautiful just for a while today and I managed to capture a bit of it in this painting. It was biting cold but my experience at Bathhelped me to get used to any sort of weather. I enjoyed the painting but...

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Norman Road, Belvedere II, 10" x 8", Oil on Canvas board, 2009

alla prima landscape norman road oil on canvas board

This was painted yesterday in Alla prima style. The weather is just getting better and better and I couldn't resist going out again to get this lively late evening spring feel to Norman Road, around where I live. I have painted this scene Before but that was when it had just snowed heavily in London.





This time it is the same road but a complete contrast, it is spring and the late afternoons are...

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Norman Road, Belvedere, 12" x 10", Oil on Canvas Board, 2009

alla prima landscape painting norman road oil on canvas board snow

It started snowing on Sunday night just before I left church and it has only stopped snowing this morning. We don't always have this sort of snow in London so I decided to take the opportunity to paint a snow scene on the spot, something I have never done before. The only other time I attempted a snow scene, I only did a sketch, then took pictures and worked it out in the studio.





But today it was...

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