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Tonyjazz
04-23-2013, 12:48 PM
In 1988 at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs I took a photo of lightning that has eluded painting for years. It was a one time pic that I'll never forget and captured. In spanish I love the term: " Relampago ". AR4, oils, knives, 3 layers.

copespeak
04-23-2013, 01:06 PM
It's hard to do, but you've got a good result!

limey-g
04-24-2013, 12:53 AM
Very effective Tony.
Geoff

Caesar
04-24-2013, 01:14 AM
Powerful! This loghting looks like the one striking St. Peter's dome when pope Benedict announced he was leaving! (There were pictures of it) :eek::cool:
To possibly add to Your ethymological curiosity I may say that in Italian it's called: lampo or fulmine or saetta or folgore.
These terms have non casual relations with the English: lamp, fulminate, sagittarius.
Actually all of them (and some others in my answer here) are derived from Latin. :)

pai
04-24-2013, 02:15 AM
that's so clever and efficiency. love how you did the color palette and background to show how powerful is the lighting. very nice :)

byroncallas
04-24-2013, 04:04 AM
That's electric Tony.
Quite the image. I love it.

Z1Xwitch
04-24-2013, 04:15 AM
I like the mood of the painting. Good work on the values in the cityscape :)

AT-TA
04-24-2013, 07:32 AM
Tony, I like how you have captured the atmospheric conditions..scary, indeed.Beautifully executed.

MJSparks
04-24-2013, 08:04 AM
Expertly done Sir. I can hear the thunder from here. I like the color palette as well.

Tonyjazz
04-25-2013, 11:31 AM
Painting is not a hobby for me, it's a passion. To capture an instant in time and have emotions sparked is my applause, thanks for looking and all the applause. TJ

D Akey
04-25-2013, 11:37 AM
ZAP!!!!!!

The creative bug descends.

justjean
04-25-2013, 02:15 PM
Great lightening, skyline and colours

Alexandra
04-28-2013, 07:17 AM
Great work Tony, what a sight that must have been.