Oil Painted Sceneries Complimenting The Sun (Gregory D. Pearl)

In this art gallery you will see some of the most beautiful sceneries painted by different artist with unique styles. These ten painting were done using the medium of oil and most of them captures either the sun setting or rising. Using both light and dark colors these phenomenal paintings were created.

This painting was done by Frederic Edwin Church. He did a beautiful job capturing the sunrise as it turns the clouds above a lovely reddish color. Using pencil to first draw the image; he finished it off by using brush and oil paint on paperboard. To the left of the painting you can see a group of trees next to the rocky shore; which Church did a great job creating a shadow to cover that area of the image.
The artist of this painting name is Diego Rivera and the title of this beautiful artwork is "Sunset 5". Rivera actually did a collection of sunset paintings; this one was done a year before his death. Using oil and tempera on cardboard Rivera does a wonderful job with the color in this painting. We all know how beautiful the sky looks at sunset and the variety of color in this picture capture just that.
Fujishima Takeji was commissioned to paint the phenomenal piece of art. Using oil on canvas Takeji was able to beautifully paint an image of a sunrise lighting up a lovely blue sea. As we can see the sun in the far distances it turns majority of the sky a reddish orange color. This paint was produced after a decade of exploring many different sunsets. It is one of the many masterpieces of Takeji.
This painting was created by an artist named Walter Leistikow; this painting is his greatest work of this particular theme. The name of this painting is "Lake Grunewald" which was originally called "Grunewaldsee". Using oil on canvas, Leistikow was able to create a beautiful reflection of the sky in the water below. Also the evening draws closer, we can see the shadow darkening the left side of the painting.
This dramatic painting was done by Thomas Cole and it actually started as a sketch. Using oil on canvas Cole did a great job capturing the movement of the water in this well painted image. As we we see, the water is roaring through out the painting; but if we look close enough we'll see a small ship being tossed by the waves. When looking from right to left it look as if the storm is passing; but when looking the opposite direction, its just being.
Here's another one of Diego Rivera sunset paintings from his wonderful collection. This one is titled "Sunset 15", which was created in 1956. As the sun sets more into the evening we can see the darkness of the hovering over the still water. Using oil and tempera on cardboard, Rivera did a phenomenal painting the clearness of the sky and places a bright star towards the top of the painting.
The artist who who created this painting name is Joseph Mallord William Turner. The title of this painting is "Staffa, Fingal's Cave"; it was created between 1831 and 1832 in London. Using oil on canvas, Turner had a lot going on in this image. There's a bird, a steamboat, a cave and even a sun setting in the lower right corner of the painting. He also did a fantastic job capturing the storm and the moment of the water in the painting. The dark colors in the image makes the painting look more dramatic.
"Among the Sierra Nevada, California" was created by Albert Beirstadt in 1868. This image actually depicts Yosemite Mountains area of California, it was a manipulation of what people felt the land should of looked like. Using oil on canvas, Beirstadt was able to create beautiful water; water that looked clean enough to drink. This scenery would be a wonderful place for wild animals to live.
The painting is titled "Sunset in the Yosemite Valley" and was created in 1881 by an artist named William Bradford. Using oil on canvas, Bradford did a phenomenal job creating shadow to cover the lower part of the painting as the sun was going down. The bright reddish color in the image light up the top left side of the painting very well, enough to see the fluffy snow covering the ground.
This painting was created by Louis Remy Mignot, titled "Niagara" in 1866. Using oil on canvas, Mignot did a wonderful job capturing the movement of the water as it get to the edge. Using dark green and white Mignot was able to create beautiful waves leading to the fall. He also created the image to be much calmer towards the back than it was at the front of the painting.
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