Daily paining: Christmas market in Berlin

20 x 20 cm, oil on stretched canvas, ©2010 Julie Galante. [SOLD]

I am having a lot of fun playing around with Christmas markets as a subject. This image is from a Christmas market I visited last week in Berlin. I like the almost cartoony feel to this one – it seems right, given how idealized and unreal the markets feel sometimes. It can feel like walking around on a movie set, but better, because the roasted chestnuts and hot mulled wine are real.

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5 Responses to “Daily paining: Christmas market in Berlin”

  1. Bobbi says:

    The painting is magical:) I keep hearing about these German Christmas markets and they sound delightful!

  2. Henniemavis says:

    This market series you’re into is lovely. I have been slow to get in the mood this year, but wow, these do help :-)

  3. Jul says:

    Thanks so much, Bobbi and Henniemavis! I’m having so much fun painting Christmas markets and visiting them all in the same day.

  4. pierre KEVIN says:

    Nice! Muy bonita ciudad en todo, yo supongo. Gracias.


  5. Jem says:

    What beautiful work!

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