Lighthouse by Riana van Staden
Beautiful and bright.
over 3 years ago
very nice seascape...very colorful and well painted
over 3 years
Wonderfully done and great choice of colors. Nice job. Take care-Sharon
over 3 years
I like your composition. You have created a really charming scene and a sense of place. It reminds me of Cape Cod. Love the red.
over 3 years
I love water and landscapes and with water comes lighthouses well.done !
over 3 years
starts me dreaming
over 3 years
Very well done lighthouse and buildings and love the atmosphere in the sky!~Joan
over 3 years
Lovely seescape my dear Riana. Love lighthouses :D
over 3 years
Love the simplicity of this scene. It is crisp and definite. The white facades and the red roofs really stand out.
over 3 years
Hi Riana, not sure if you know it or not but this is Portland Head Lighthouse in Maine. You have done a lovely painting of it. We visited it in 2006 and I stood against the wall of it to have my picture taken:) I loved it. When we were there they tested the fog alarm and it was SO LOUD! I hope you enjoy this little bit of information about it...Netta
over 3 years
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Artist Statement
for Riana van Staden
Riana van StadenI work mostly in oil and some paintings in acrylics. My trademark is variety. I paint subjects ranging from realistic landscapes, seascapes and portraits to anything else I see and inspire me. I need variation and cannot paint the same thing over and over.

I am a photographer, some paintings are done from reference material, others just happen.
Do you find that nothing ever seems finished, or it feels and looks finished, when it's only just started. Is less often more? I think more or less :)
So emotional for me, CY, reminding me not only of the fantastic experience of meeting giraffe in the African landscape but also the moment of north and meeting... view answer
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