10.00" x 7.50"
10.00" x 7.50"
Cairo Egypt Wood Print
by Tom Shropshire
Cairo Egypt by Tom Shropshire - 10" x 7.5"
Cairo Egypt wood print by Tom Shropshire. Bring your artwork to life with the texture and added depth of a wood print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 3/4" thick maple wood. There are D-clips on the back of the print for mounting it to your wall using mounting hooks and nails (included).
My goal in this painting was to convey the hazy oppressive heat of the city with the towers silhouetted against the hot sky. I used a monochromatic... more
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My goal in this painting was to convey the hazy oppressive heat of the city with the towers silhouetted against the hot sky. I used a monochromatic palette of red and yellow oxide, plus white and Burnt Umber. A tint of Quinacridone Red followed by a wash of Naples Yellow was also brushed over the entire canvas. The land composing the present-day city was the site of ancient national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life, and is nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets".
About Tom Shropshire
All originals are available for sale on my website; TomShropshire.com American artist Tom Shropshire is a contemporary impressionist and calls his style of painting “Traditional with a Twist”, because his work often includes unexpected elements of pulp art, dreams, or fantasy. "As an Urban fantasy artist, I am known for contemporary night city scenes, dramatic landscapes, seascapes, and narrative works inspired by pop culture, film, and pulp fiction. I try to express mystery, beauty, and wonder in all my work.The city at night has always intrigued me as well, and I find myself returning to the subject again and again. Atmospheric city night scenes have become my signature style but I continue to paint Fantasy and representational...
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