10*10 oil on stretched canvas March 2015.
I have been meaning to paint a night city street. I also recently fell in love with the idea of a “through wet glass” look.
I did not use a brush with this painting at all. Instead, palette knife, piece of cloth and my fingers helped me.
As usual, i started with the light blue sky, which i later made more of a light grey nuance:
After that i did the buildings on the left, starting with the darker colors and adding lighter ones later:
When it came to creating the “through the wet glass” effect i was at a lost: i never saw the actual “how-to” tricks. SO i went with my guts. I used a combination of light (almost white and light blue) and darker colors. I did this funny shaky movementsfrom top to the bottom like as if my hands were wobbly . Here is the final painting, which is available at my etsy store https://www.etsy.com/listing/228352388/original-oil-painting-rain-street-city?ref=shop_home_active_10 or https://www.etsy.com/shop/AlinaMadanPaintings :
The painting is available through my etsy store here:
And as a a giclee reproduction here: