Eye in the Sky


There is a hauntingly beautiful song from the 1980’s by The Alan Parsons Project. Maybe you remember it, or maybe it’s new to you. Either way, sit back, listen, and think about who you are, where you are, and all that’s going on around you.

The little 3 x 5 oil painting I’m sharing today is also titled “Eye in the Sky”. It’s based on a nocturne by Charles Warren Eaton, one of the three tonalist artists whose works I’m using as inspiration for my December “index card” project.

I’ve always loved nocturnes — paintings that often feature moonlight. I think it’s partly because of the color palette. Lots of blues, silvery greens, dark, muted colors. Nocturnes usually have a cool feeling about them. I love the night, so of course I love beautiful paintings that depict night scenes.

I was pleased with this painting. This was probably the first…

View original post 109 more words

Categories: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s