Tuesday, August 21, 2012


watercolor/ 10" x 5"/ sold

When young people or children play sports, it seems to be an opportunity for an artist to capture them most unaware. The painting challenge then becomes translating their concentration, enthusiasm or movement into the composition.
The surrounding shapes and colors of this sketch were chosen to support this player's intensity.

"I have always considered tennis as a combat in an arena between two gladiators who have their racquets and their courage as their weapons." Yannick Noah

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