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A Moment In Time by Marina Syntelis

50 x 40 cm
Oil on Cotton Canvas





A few thoughts from the artist.

Nafplion is a beautiful small town in the south of Greece. Although Greece is famous for its clear blue sky, its bright sunshine and turquoise, calm waters, I am more fascinated by the wintry dark, heavy clouds.

In this painting I tried to depict the contrast between the dramatic sky and the much calmer sea surface. The round shapes of the clouds and the fine lines of the water are the other contrasting elements I find challenging and inspiring.

It is an overall dark work, with the certainty of the sun hiding behind the clouds, giving hope and light

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