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«Serenity in the Keys: An Impressionistic Vision of Florida». Chris Rutledge Chris Rutledge
«Serenity in the Keys: An Impressionistic Vision of Florida» is a captivating large-scale painting, immersing viewers in the tranquil essence of The Florida Keys. The scene unfolds like an inviting dream, an idyllic vision bathed in soft pastel hues and vibrant splashes of color.

The painting is dominated by a serene water bay, which stretches out into the foreground of the painting. The surface of the water is a mirror-like expanse, reflecting the myriad colors of the Florida sky. A small, blue boat sits gently on the water's surface, its vibrant color a striking contrast against the calmer shades of the bay.

In the distance, an old cabin nestled among a grove of palm trees provides a focal point for the composition. The palm trees, standing tall and proud, sway softly in the imagined breeze, their green fronds creating a rich tapestry of color and texture against the soft pastel sky. The cabin itself, depicted with impressionistic strokes, seems to glow in the warm, diffused light.

Guided by the principles of impressionism, the artist eschews detailed rendering for the sake of evoking mood and atmosphere. Using thick paint and bold, expressive brush strokes, the artist imbues the canvas with a sense of movement and life.

The painting reflects the artist's mastery of acrylic medium and their deft handling of color and light. Each brush stroke, while bold and decisive, blends seamlessly into the next, creating a harmonious symphony of colors that dances across the canvas. The resulting image is not just a depiction of The Florida Keys but a sensory experience that captures its warm, tranquil spirit.

«Serenity in the Keys: An Impressionistic Vision of Florida» is a stunning testament to the beauty of The Florida Keys and the potent magic of impressionistic art.
«Serenity in the Keys: An Impressionistic Vision of Florida»
Art by Independent Artists,  Digital Art,  Digital Art
Author: Chris Rutledge
3.8 x  101.6 x  76.2 cm  /   1.5 x  40 x  30 in
Themes: Landscape  /   Genre: Impressionnism  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Sold by the Artist  /   Artists types: Independant artists  /   Period: Contemporary  /  
Posted: may 18, 2023 / Modified: may 18, 2023
Copyright Chris Rutledge

«Serenity in the Keys: An Impressionistic Vision of Florida»
877 €  623 £  1,000 $ 
Private collection
Chris Rutledge
Chris Rutledge
Artist Painter 
Longmont, United States
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