ADEBANJI ALADE: MY ART, MY PASSION FOR SKETCHING — oil on gessoed musuem mount board

Bath Saturday Antique & Flea Market, Bath, 6" x 8", Oil on Gessoed Mountboard

6 x 8 Adebanji Alade alla prima Bath Experience Bath Marathon landscape painting market oil on board oil on gessoed musuem mount board outdoor painting plein air

Bath Saturday Antique & Flea Market, 6" x 8", Oil on Gessoed Mountboard.
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This is one from my Bath Marathon Series. I never expected to see an Antique Market on the morning I painted this but once I launched out and caught a sight of it, that was it!



Adebanji painting the Bath Saturday Antique & Flea market

I really enjoyed the colours of all the top of the...

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Evening Light, Whistler Statue, Chelsea Embankment (The Process)

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Evening Light, Whistler Statue, Chelsea Embankment, oil on gessoed mountboard, 6" x 8"

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I was determined to paint on an evening when the light was brilliant around the River Thames and the Chelsea Embankment. I thought I was going to go a bit further in search of a scene to paint when I suddenly got struck by the light hitting the Whistler Statuealong the...

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Urban Shadow Highlights VI & VII (Bath Marathon Plein Air)

6 x 8 Adebanji Alade alla prima Bath Experience Bath Marathon cityscape landscape painting oil on board oil on gessoed musuem mount board outdoor painting plein air Urban Shadow Highlights

These are the final two paintings from my retrospective series of 7 paintings that emphasize the beauty of shadows and raking highlights in an urban setting. All the paintings in this series were done en plein air (outdoor) in Bath.  Because it was a great task of finishing these 212 paintings under a short period of time I called it my Bath Marathon, because it stretched me to the limits but I...

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Urban Shadow Highlights V (Bath Marathon Plein air)

6 x 8 Adebanji Alade alla prima Bath Experience Bath Marathon cityscape landscape painting oil on board oil on gessoed musuem mount board outdoor painting plein air Urban Shadow Highlights

This is number 5 in the current  retrospective series of paintings that show the effect of light and shadows in urban space. All these paintings are of streets and places in the City of Bath. It's a wonderful city and the sand stone buildings are always beautiful under the light!

Urban Shadow Highlights V, 6" x 8", Oil on Board

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A lot of people ask me what my...

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Urban Shadow Highlights III and IV (Bath Marathon Plein Air)

6 x 8 Adebanji Alade alla prima Bath Experience Bath Marathon cityscape landscape painting oil on board oil on gessoed musuem mount board outdoor painting plein air Urban Shadow Highlights

This is a  Retrospective Series  of some selected paintings from my Bath Marathon highlights the effect of shadows and raking light in urban space in a modern city.


This is number 3 of the series!
Paintings bring back strong memories and I can vividly remember hunting for a place to paint in the morning when I discovered this place. I basically went wild with the painting application and painted...

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