The Arched Portal and the Ivy, Caledonian Estate, Islington, London

The Arched Portal and the Ivy, Caledonian Estate, Islington, London

The Magic of lights and colours

This is the doorway of the building where I live and in summer time and autumn there is always the fabulous spectacle of the ivy in the front façade. This hangs in the frontal arch and is like an iridescent green cascade which is reflected on the glassed bricks of the wall. In autumn this turn from yellow to orange before to fall. . .

Inspiration

Liu-Maoshan-Chinese-Ink-Painting

This is the second painting which I made using Chinese ink. I am admirer of Chinese and Japanese painting the traditional one which uses ink only. Specifically I love the painting of a Chinese artist and master called Liu Maoshan who use to paint cityscapes and buildings using this ancient technique.  

Francisco Adolfo

I am Francisco a painter based in Islington, London . I was trained in architecture and used to work in this area until 2019. Currently hundred per cent dedicated to my paintings which are my passion. As a former architect I love buildings, cityscapes, parks and nature landscapes. For years I have been working on a collection of watercolours of pubs of London which are my stars through my customers. I want to do at lest one hundred of these paintings with pubs. Currently I am over fifty done. So if you love paintings and pubs, keep in touch.