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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Friday, February 24, 2012
Now that summer is really here, the way to the waterfront with my pochade box is a natural choice. I had the right time to sketch these boats till the owner of one of them arrived to take it to the sea.
He is a very kind gentleman who even offered to take my picture!
Boat study- Sandra Nunes - o/p 14 x22cm
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Facebook page or Blog?
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The last tram - Sandra Nunes oil on canvas 22 x 27 cm
This blog has emerged as an alternative and / or attachment to my official page on the web. At that time it was seen as a more dynamic way to keep the page updated, posting works and events as they were created.
With the growth of social networks and the possibility of creating professional pages, the dynamics of the blog has given way to the almost instantaneous effect of the new media, reaching a wider audience more quickly.
Well, why these considerations on carnival?
It turns out that, as it can be noticed here on the right side where it says "Facebook Page" there´s a message that leads nowhere. My professional page on facebook has just vanished into cyberspace!
Do not ask me why because I have no answer, I apologize for my absence to friends who followed the latest posts there and meanwhile I´ll try to update here.
And speaking of absence, I´m posting this painting as a tribute to the tram driver who used to give a quick stop to watch me painting in Santa Teresa (Mr Nelson) and the missing cable car on this Carnival.
An update on this post: After some emails sent ...My facebook page is up again! Thanks facebook team! check it at: https://www.facebook.com/sandranunes.art
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Carnival in Rio - No tram
Friday, February 17, 2012
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