Rainy Day at the Station

Rainy Day at the Station ©2016 maggie capettini 8x10 oil on linen panel | available

Rainy Day at the Station ©2016 maggie capettini 8×10 oil on linen panel | available

In this painting, I tried something new. My clean-edged painting seemed to crisp to represent the rainy day on which I took this photograph. I pushed and pulled the paint vertically to try to soften the edges and give the feeling of the damp and drippiness of a rainy spring day.

This train station was built in 1912 for the Chicago & North Western Railway as a passenger station. The building became the Wayne and Helen Fox Community Center in 1983 and is used as a meeting place for many civic organizations. The building also houses the West Chicago Chamber of Commerce.

This painting is a part of the series West Chicago/Meeting Place, which will be on exhibit at Gallery 200 in West Chicago during the month of August.

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5 thoughts on “Rainy Day at the Station

  1. I especially love this piece, Maggie. Mood pieces are so enticing to me anyway… but this one with the
    rainy day feel being very evident (good job!) and that wonderful pop and glow of color on the building
    and in the leaves really says “the sun will come out after the storm” to me!

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