Live Painting a Cocktail Party in Chicago’s Gold Coast Riverwalk
This 36 x 48 acrylic on canvas creation, notable for its dynamic impressionistic abstract style. Prominently depicts the Chicago Riverwalk within the Gold Coast neighborhood. The canvas features abstract renditions of buildings and stylized blue and green waters at its center. What sets this painting apart is the deliberate inclusion of painted drips that stretch into the foreground, introducing an element of spontaneity and movement. The forefront of the artwork portrays individuals in a cocktail hour setting, accompanied by two small cocktail tables. The use of brisk brushstrokes infuses the piece with vitality, and the bold choice of colors breathes life and energy into the composition. In sum, it effectively captures the vivacious ambiance of a Chicago Riverwalk scene during an animated cocktail hour in the Gold Coast neighborhood.