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«Riverside Retreat». Chris Rutledge Chris Rutledge
«Riverside Retreat» is an expressive impressionist-style painting, showcasing the lively charm of an outdoor camping adventure. Central to the composition is an antique camper bus in a fusion of vibrant and contrasting colors, symbolizing a journey into the wilderness and invoking a sense of nostalgic freedom.

By the camper, six friends are engaged in an animated gathering. Their relaxed postures and seeming laughter tell a story of camaraderie and shared experiences. They are depicted as a moment frozen in time, a candid snapshot of jovial outdoor moments among friends.

Encircling the bus and the group are tall, lush green trees, created through bold brush strokes and vivid color. These elements craft an atmosphere of seclusion and serenity, framing the central scene as a hidden retreat in nature. The gentle water running past the bank further enhances this tranquil ambience, imbuing the piece with a soothing rhythm.

The use of acrylic paint intensifies the expressiveness of the painting, with the thick application adding texture and depth to the canvas. The lively scene is brought to life through bold brush strokes and an expressionist color palette.

«Riverside Retreat» is a tribute to the simple joys of friendship, nature, and adventurous spirits. It beckons the viewer to step into the artwork and partake in the depicted tranquility and joy.
«Riverside Retreat»
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: june 3, 2023 / Modified: june 3, 2023
Copyright Chris Rutledge

Marisol Usandegi
Premium members Marisol Usandegi , June 7
Preciosa realizacion Magnífico.
«Riverside Retreat»
1,300 €  923 £  1,482 $ 
Chris Rutledge
Chris Rutledge
Artist Painter 
Longmont, United States
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