Painting Inspired by a Coffee in Sevilla This coffee painting was inspired by a delicious coffee at a neighborhood bar in the Heliópolis neighborhood of Seville, Spain! In addition to the rich aroma, I was drawn to the contrast between the coffee color, the white table, and the cool blue shadows inside of the restaurant.
The Torre del Oro in Seville, Spain, is a remnant of the Moorish history that is intertwined into southern Spain. Built in the year 1220 with lime and straw mortar, along the the Guadalquivir River, it served to protect Seville from attacks. After Fernando III of Castile conquered the city in 1248, the tower wasContinue reading “Torre del Oro Painting”
Earlier this summer, I received a nice compliment on a bullfight painting that I did about 6 years ago: This painting was done from a photo that my wife took at a bullfight in Seville, Spain, in 2004, at the famous Plaza de la Maestranza de Caballería. The person who commented was very interested in theContinue reading “Painting from La Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla”
A watercolor painting inspired by oranges on the streets of Sevilla, Spain.
Spanish Flamenco Dress Art When my wife and I were on vacation in Sevilla, Spain, a few weeks ago, we saw several boutique shops full of colorful flamenco dresses. I imagine they all do a great business during the time leading up to La Feria de Abril (April Fair)! La Feria de Abril is aContinue reading “Spanish Flamenco Dress Art – Charcoal Drawing”
A crown jewel of Andalucía – Seville, Spain, also known as Sevilla in Spanish. The Guadalquivir River runs through the city, with the San Telmo Bridge crossing over the river and connecting the long avenue of Paseo de Las Delicias, where the famous Torre de Oro (Gold Tower – built in the early 13th century)Continue reading “Oil Painting of Guadalquivir River, Seville, Spain”