Arcadia somewhere between Paris and Rome 120X215 c"m oil on linen The main place from which this painting is inspired is a small pond in a village called Bourg en Bresse.
There are several reasons why this scene blew me away, as an Israeli that grew up with the harsh atmosphere of the dessert and the scarcity of potable water it was extremly new for me to see the green pastures, the big oak trees, the abundance of potable water, and the fact that people weren't exploiting th
It took me years of painting in different methods and techniques travelling through different countries experimenting with different types of light until I have developed my own approach. - I owe much of my education to teachers like Israel Hirshberg, ken kewelly, Stuart shills, Yael Scalia Lennart Anderson,& I was inspired by painters like Thomas Eakins, Edwin Dickinson, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Nicolas Poussin, Johannes Vermeer, Hans Holbein, and so many others that I
Good bye tel Aviv-Yafo ,
you are beautiful,
it was great!!!
A special thanks to my friends that made my visit worth wild and more pleasurable, Here is a few photos of paintings I did of the rocks where (according to the Greek mythology) Andromeda was chained to the rocks, and set free by Perseus.
Now there is a huge mosque there, it is quite beautiful, And here is a photo of a pompei fresco of preseus freeing Andromeda, thank you to my friend Jonathan Beker for telling
I feel so fortunate to live in a cultural center, to be able to share my love for art and painting with other people. thank you Lindsey for joining my tour in the louver, wish we had more time to sketch together. #nympheanchyrroe #louvre #sketch #museum #workshop #art #samrachamin #Greeksculpture #romansculpture #
Going back to Paris after painting in Avignon with Julian , (it was great). I got to paint @bram.thijs that is an amazing chef, bar tender and friend, here is the painting I made of him. Oil on linen mounted on wood 25x35 #goodfood #cocktailmaster #barman #oilpainting #pleinairpainter #art #samrachamin #fineart #blueeyes #avignon #france #privatecollection