The Secret Forest Waterfall | Original Landscape Oil Painting

$1,200.00

Oil on Birch + Frame options below

Original Size: 16 X 12 Inches

Approach: Alla Prima Impressionism

The original Forest Waterfall Oil Painting is inspired by one of the many hidden forest locations in PA. I have always felt that art has an amazing ability to take us to new and amazing locations, even if we can’t leave our home. And with this oil painting, I aimed to draw upon the wonderful balance of warm and cool color and light found in nature. The goal is to transport anyone out into the serenity of nature. With the constant demands of technology, we don’t always get to escape the robot world, but with this piece, you can do so any time it catches you gaze.

This place had so much peace and natural beauty that I knew I had to paint it. And now, I offer that painting to you. I trust you will find as much peace in it as we did.

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The Secret Forest Waterfall | Original Oil Painting on Board

The original Forest Waterfall Oil Painting is inspired by one of the many hidden forest locations in PA. I have always felt that art has an amazing ability to take us to new and amazing locations, even if we can't leave our home. And with this oil painting, I wanted to focus on two areas. First, the glowing yellow light that flowed through the trees, dappling light onto the rocks and greenery below. And Second, the contrast of warm oranges and blues hidden around the scene. The end result is a piece that takes me out of my cold winter environment and into the wonder of nature anytime it catches my gaze.

The Secret Forest Waterfall Original was painted in an impressionist style, utilizing the Alla Prima, Plein Air technique. Meaning, painted all at once, out in the wilderness where the location now sits. Also, Andrew utilizes the wet on wet technique, balancing thick over thin layers of paint. So, the result is a multi-layered impressionist piece that perfectly captures the many layers of depth throughout the foliage and shallow stream.

Hidden Forest Waterfall Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting on Board

Hidden Forest Waterfall Impressionist Landscape Oil on Board

Title: The Secret Forest Waterfall

Technical Specs:

Medium: Oil Paint

Surface: Birch Board

Size: 16 X 12 Inches

Frame: 3 in. White Solid Wood Plein Air frame (Black also available, leave a note in purchase or email me before purchasing andrewgaia13@gmail.com)

Approach: Alla Prima

Andrew Gaia is a Fine Artist and Illustrator from the great forest state of Pennsylvania. From an early childhood, nature and the world around him, inspired the artist to see and appreciate things in a unique way. As he developed his Artistic and Oil Painting abilities, it became clear that his way of viewing the world was different then those around him. Being able to see the entire universe in a single moment, drove so much passion and appreciation for this world, that Andrew Knew he had to share it. So, with an array of creative and visual abilities, and multiple decades of dedication and education, he paints.

Andrew captures moments, feelings, life.... in original paintings for all to draw power from. Look within the layers of paint, the expression of color, and dance of light and be teleported to a place so expansive, that time stands still. "Let my work draw out the life, love, peace, and tranquility that we all need.... and all have within us."

Additional information

Weight1.9 oz
Dimensions12 × .25 × 16 in