• Evening Sunlight Blankets the Dense Los Angeles Hills in an Ethereal Glow in Seth Armstrong's Paintings

    19 days ago - By Colossal

    “Green” (2021), oil on wood panel, 66 x 66 inches
    Los Angeles-based artist Seth Armstrong gravitates toward saturated palettes of greens and blues to render the steep, hilly landscapes of his hometown. Evening sunsets bathe the staggered houses, trees, and sloping streets in a warm glow, adding a tinge of magic to the densely populated neighborhoods. Balancing light with shadow and hyperrealism with more ethereal details, the oil-based works, while similar in composition and subject matter, rarely follow the same process, Armstrong shares. “Sometimes I rely heavily on a drawing to compose...
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