Posts Tagged ‘Croatia’

daily painting: a Croatian harbor town

Daily painting: a harbor in Croatia

Rovinj harbor, oil on canvas board, 15 x 15 cm, ©2011 Julie Galante. [SOLD] Recently I’ve been starting to use other people’s photographs as the inspiration for some of my paintings. I’m trying to get a feel for whether I’d enjoy painting cityscapes on commission, so I asked a few friends to provide me with […]

Rovinj, 24 x 18 cm, acrylic on panel.

Medieval cities in paint

I love medieval cities, especially the parts where the buildings are chaotic mixes of construction and decay from various centuries. I am constantly in awe of how beautiful they manage to be. I mean, how is it that people 600 years ago could create buildings that could age into something this charming, while my culture’s […]


Dipping into the oils

Overall most of my painting experience is with oils, but for the past five years acrylics have been my main medium. I love both types of paint, really – the crisp vivid colors of acrylic, the smooshiness of oil – but my primary reason for choosing acrylics so often recently is due to my painting […]

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