The inspiration for this painting was Altea's bright light and deep shadows on the church domes and villas. I painted many layers of transparent watercolor to achieve a luminescent palette for the piece. This painting is on heavyweight paper and will need a frame for display.

- Lanie Widmar

Altea Impressions

Watercolor painting on paper

Signed on front

16" h x 12" w 
0 lbs. 1 oz.



Lanie Widmar
Altea la Vieja, Spain

Getting to Know Lanie

 Lanie Widmar paints realistic abstracts of landscapes, ranging from European and South American villages to the plains of her native southwestern home. Using just enough pictorial imagery to suggest reality, she strives to portray the essence of a scene, allowing the viewer to participate with his or her imagination. Lanie’s process involves photographing, sketching and painting studies en plein air. She loves to travel and is an enthusiastic belly dancer.