Posted by: kateduffy | May 22, 2008

Painting of Lake Como in Italy by Kate Duffy

Painting of Lake Como Italy by Kate Duffy 06

“Varenna, Lake Como” – acrylic on canvas, 2006

Lake Como in Italy is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. This painting is of Varenna, one of the small towns that sits on the edge of Lake Como.

I wanted to experiment with texture so I created this painting using large amounts of acrylic paint and a palette knife. Although it’s difficult to see the surface of the painting in this picture, in real life it is rugged and thick with slices of colour. Yum.

I also experimented with texture in my painting of Brighton Pier.

Information about “Varenna, Lake Como”:

  • Acrylic on stretched canvas
  • 75cm x 50cm
  • 2006
  • Status:SOLD
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