Amazonas river painting

Floating houses on Amazon river

Arturo Laime .  2014

This painting reflects some of my experiences in the Amazon rainforest. I expended remarkable times visiting the small villages in the shores of the amazon river. Once a year the Amazonas floods the rivershores up to 8 meters. The people in this places use to build their houses entirely with wood, and some of this houses actually floats in the waters. With strong brushstrokes and with a technique that mixes acrylic with oil pastels, this painting shows the strength and power of the Amazonas and their population.

Details

Title: Sierra Nevada Forest

Creator: Arturo Laime

Date created: 2016

Location created: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Place part of: Spain

Physical Dimensions: 90 x 70 cm (35.4 x 27.6 in)

Type: Paintings

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Rights: © Arturo Laime Studio

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