Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Coombs Cadillacs in Reverse

12 comments:

W. K. Moore said...

Back in action with the heavy iron I see. Effective use of car placement to lead the eye to the house. Do you know Coombs? That's his house? If it is he sure has a great sculpture collection in the front yard. I like the colors and drawing on this one.. a real Bill pleaser!

ron said...

Thanks, W.K., Coombs is a place-remember I make these things up.

Michele Beaulieu said...

Whatever you are doing, do it again. It's almost like you're coming up over the top of a hill to see this scene and the house is tilting downhill away from you. The truck on the right almost looks like it's towing the house away to keep it from falling over. And the sky is so active with threatening clouds. Just super. Have you seen the film "The Shipping News"? about 8 yrs ago? Remember the house on the hill tied down with ropes so it wouldn't blow away? Cool flick. Reminds me of your house. I also like the way there is no space between the cars and the house therefore the house has no sacred space. Surrealistic.

ron said...

Thanks, Michele, Its fun you see so much!

Paolo Vallone said...

Hi Ron, this beautiful cadillacs and other vehicles you represent are a piece of american history but also a symbol of 50-60's design.
I'm fashinated when i see in Italy one of this car in use (here is a rare event)!
The sensation you transmit by your watercolors is that you want to give dignity and life to these forgotten "material elements" and to revalue the design of the past with the eyes of the present, evidencing the reviving from an abandonment situation by using lively colors.
Sad but optimistic at the same time!

ron said...

Paolo, you are a fine commenter! Thanks for the visit.

ron said...

That is a classic, "evidencing the reviving from an abandonment situation by using lively colors." From now on this is my motto.

kee said...

Nice comment by Paolo....I can't add anything after that.
So here is Ron... Beautiful clouds.

ron said...

Thanks,Kee. Kee meet Paolo.

ron said...

I was hoping somebody would say something about the clouds.

Louis Boileau said...

The clouds, just like the rest of the painting are masterful!!

Great house...the rendering of the house that is.

ron said...

Thanks, Louis.