Back to the Studio- Nocturnes

In class we have to pick something that we can paint as a night scene= nocturne.

I choose the interior of the tandoor maker’s shop. It is not at night per se, but it is the heavily shadowed interior, and I made a few changes- such as removing the rope and the guys reading the newspaper.

Photo taken a few year’s back by my sister-in-law from a visit to the section of old Lahore, Pakistan.

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A tandoor is a large, clay oven. Makes delicious bread, chicken, fish…well everything tastes better coming out of a tandoor.

Tandoors
Tandoor shop                                     oil                                                11 x 14
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3 thoughts on “Back to the Studio- Nocturnes

  1. Ijaz June 1, 2016 / 4:59 pm

    It is not fair…where are the advertisements for PCO(Public Call Office) & Yamaha Motorcycle…😁

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  2. SH June 9, 2016 / 10:51 am

    I’ve never actually seen one of these clay ovens. How delightfully evocative your painting is.

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