Painting at Theatro Municipal
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Leaving the studio for plein air painting can be quite an adventure. It takes a lot of exercise on some special skills that have nothing to do with painting. Besides coping with atmospheric conditions we learn to keep focused despite passers by, who sometimes insist on giving unwanted opinions, ask for information or simply feel at ease to stop and talk to you.
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Largo do Boticário
Sunday, May 5, 2013
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Sketching at the Museum
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Rio de Janeiro recently has received a brand new Museum completely dedicated to the Wonderful City.
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Urca, Autumn Light
Saturday, April 6, 2013
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Far and Near Horizons
Friday, March 29, 2013
I´m excited to announce the next venue of "World Tour of Contemporary Landscape Artists"
at Green Drake Gallery - Millhem Pensilvania from April 4th to 28th, if you missed the New York show you can catch us now!
Tenho a satisfação de anunciar a continuidade da exposição itinerante "World Tour of Contemporary Landscape Artists nos Estados Unidos."
Green Drake Gallery - Millhem Pensilvania de 4 a 28 de abril
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Marina da Glória, afternoon light
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
I just love the play of colors revealed by the afternoon light on these boats!
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Near and Far...Far and Near Horizons!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Opening of two simultaneous shows In Rio de Janeiro - and in New York
As I mentioned in the previous post, this year started really well. I´m in two simultaneous shows :
In Rio de Janeiro : Arte na Orla - at Forte de Copacabana
From March 7 to 17th - from 10 am to 06 pm
In New York : Far and Near Horizons at New Century Artists Gallery -530, west 25th street suite 406 - New York
From March 5th to 23rd
At the same time the beautiful coffe table book Far and Near Horizons was released, featuring works of the group in The World Tour of Contemporary Landscape Artists from which I´m honored to be part!
This book is available at Amazon.com
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Happy New Year, again!
Saturday, February 23, 2013
It is said that in Brazil the year officially starts
after Carnival. Well, in fact I haven´t stopped working since before Christmas
season, doing commissions, organizing the studio and getting ready for two exhibits one local
and other international. Now it is time to share the results.
This exhibit will travel next to Green Drake Gallery and Arts Center 101 W Main Street Millheim, PA 16854
from April 4th to 28th .
Locally I´ll be in a group show at Forte de Copacabana as part of the project "Pintando a Orla" from March 7th to 17th.
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After the rain !
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Watching the sky after the heavy rain at the end of the day has been a breathtking experience.
After the rain- Sandra Nunes -o/p 16 x 22 cm
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2012 last pastel strokes - Happy New Year!
Monday, December 31, 2012
Last day of the year , the weather is unbelievably hot in Rio, too much for plein air painting. So, I went to the studio, the idea was to organize a bit of the mess in order to start fresh the new year.
But I could not resist the appeal of my Christmas poinsettias in a green vase...
Poinsettias in a green vase -sandra nunes-
soft pastels on wallis 40 x 30 cm
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It is a new day!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
After a pleasant hiking uphill our senses are blessed with a breathtaking view
At some point I´m so integrated tha I become part of the scenery!
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
From a borrowed window...
Laranjeiras Palace- Sandra nunes- o/c 60 x 80 cm
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Sunrise - Albamar
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Watching the first lights from this spot is a breathtaking experience!
Sunrise -sandra nunes- oil on canvas 50x90 cm
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Largo de São Francisco
Sunday, October 21, 2012
I love watching people downtown milling around...
This is an old Catholic Church dedicated to Saint Francis, it is beautiful outside and inside as well.
It is located at Rio´s historic center .
Saint Francis Church- sandra nunes- oil on canvas 46x38 cm
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Café do Forte
This was done during the Worldwide Paint Out at Forte de Copacabana. I wanted to capture the colorful and gay atmosphere of that Sunday morning!
Thursday, October 4, 2012
|Café do Forte- Sandra Nunes. oil on panel 27x35cm|
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Worldwide Paint Out - Rio de Janeiro 2012
Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Late afternoon in Santa Teresa
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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Tram in Focus/ The last trip
Sunday, September 2, 2012
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Rio de Janeiro World Heritage
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
It´s a real treat to be a plein air painter in such a beautiful city! This short video is a selection of pictures taken during the creative process of the painting "Rio de Janeiro Skyline".This time I worked on a oil on canvas dipitch 40 cm x 2.00 m. Working en plein air on these dimensions was a great challenge and, I must say, I loved it!
turn on the sound and watch in HD
Special thanks to Beto Bassoth, a passer by who sent some pictures he took of me.
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Sketching my bike
Friday, August 10, 2012
I went to the sea riding my bike with my smallest pochade box. My intention was to sketcth a beach scene...Getting there the red flag immediately caught my attention, so I parked nearby started to set up my painting gear and I had no doubt about what to sketch yesterday...
My bike-Sandra Nunes -o/p 22x16cm
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Santa Teresa Open Studios
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
During the event this year I´ll be showing some recent works at Centro Cultural Laurinda Santos Lobo, Monte Alegre Street 308, Santa Teresa.
If you are in Rio, stop by! It will be a pleasure to meet you on July 6th 7th and 8th from 11 am to 6 pm!
You can win an original Sandra Nunes oil painting participating of the event´s sponsors promotion
The missing tram- sandra nunes- 16x22 cm
You can check some pictures of this year event in my Facebook page here
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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Largo do Machado
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
These late autumn days unpredictable weather makes plein air painting a hard task. A day may start with a beautiful sunrise and then become cold, cloudy or even rainy.
I intended to head to the waterfront, paint some boats, waves...but considering the possibility of a sudden change, I decided for a urban composition as in case of raining it is easier to find shelter under some awning.
That proved to be the right choice as the rain really came down at the end.
Largo do Machado - Sandra Nunes - o/c 40 x 60 cm
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Sunday, May 27, 2012
This week undertow provided an excellent opportunity to study the hypnotic rythm of the waves...
The undertow -sandra nunes - oil on panel
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Marina da Glória
Monday, May 21, 2012
The exquisite light of an overcast day...
Marina da Glória -sandra nunes- ost 46x61cm
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Monday, April 16, 2012
Painting in Istanbul
What a city!
View from Pierre Loti- Sandra Nunes oil on canvas board 16x22cm
P. S. So much time without posting here and now I find out that my website is not working abroad, I ask my international friends a bit of patience, it will be fixed soon.
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