Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Summer Respite, Balboa Park

Summer Respite, Balboa Park, by Nancy Medina
Oil on Museum Quality Linen Board
Available in My Daily Painters Gallery

Nancy Medina Web Site

Summer Respite is a new work based on one of my favorite places, Balboa Park in San Diego. This large, beautiful park is free to the public. The museums, live musical performances, old Spanish Architecture, and fountains are enough to keep an artist mesmerized all day long. The best time to visit is right at dusk, when sun throws the golden light on the stucco facades and the fuschia crepe myrtles toss blue shadows. I've been daydreaming about the park lately, it has been way too long since I last visited.


Autumn Leaves said...

This is beautiful, Nancy! I love the way you've treated the stucco, and the Spanish tiles are exquisitely rich. Of course, framing the building with all of those beautiful flowers...inspired and what makes this yet another gorgeous Nancy Medina piece! said...

Beautiful painting Nancy. Thank you for sharing.

Unknown said...

Thank you Sherry, I love these old stucco buildings - it makes me miss living in So. California! Texas is just brick brick brick.

Hi Joan - thank you so much!

Ruth Welter said...

Just beautiful Nancy but then again, so is all of your work...a treat for the eyes.


Archie and Melissa said...

oh nancy!
it is absolutely wonderful!
i feel like i am there!

you are amazing!

m & ep