Grant Haffner’s Mesmerizing Tecnicolor Paintings and Neon Sunsets

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New York-based artist Grant Haffner aims to recreate the feeling and vivid colors of sunsets he always loved during road trips to his hometown Sag Harbor, New York. Inspired by the breathtaking country roads and beaches, Haffner interprets these scenes into vivid colors and graphic lines using a mixture of acrylic, marker and pencil on wood panel.

According to Haffner, it is when he is driving through these roads when he feels completely alive. “For a small moment, in between this place and that, I am free from reality. My truck and I become a motion of blurred color, barreling through space and time. I like to keep my window open to listen to the sounds that traveling makes, to enjoy the smell of the landscape,” Haffner explains, “Every trip is a new one, not one sunset is the same. On the road I am a part of the painting. I am movement, color, sound, adventure and emotions. This is my landscape.”

Check out Grant Haffner’s mesmerizing road trips, where the landscape is in technicolor and the sunsets glow like neon. Enjoy!

1. A night on Gerard Drive

A night on Gerard Drive


2. Bay Point

Bay Point


3. Butte

Butte


4. Cedar Street meets Hands Creek Road

Cedar Street meets Hands Creek Road


5. Full moon over Bay Point

Full moon over Bay Point


6. Full moon over Maidstone Pavilion

Full moon over Maidstone Pavilion


7. Good Night Scuttle Hole Road

Good Night Scuttle Hole Road


8. I love Ronjo

I love Ronjo


9. I love Wynwood Miami

I love Wynwood Miami


10. Intersection of Cedar Street and Hands Creek

Intersection of Cedar Street and Hands Creek


11. Lazy Point

Lazy Point


12. Long Beach Nightz

Long Beach Nightz


 

13. Long Beach

Long Beach


 

14. Morning in Sagaponack

Morning in Sagaponack


 

15. Napeague Meadow Road

Napeague Meadow Road


 

16. Old Stone Highway

Old Stone Highway


 

17. Return to the Promised Land

Return to the Promised Land


 

18. Scuttle Hole Road

Scuttle Hole Road


 

19. Summer on Gerard Drive

Summer on Gerard Drive


 

20. Summer on Scuttle Hole Road

Summer on Scuttle Hole Road


 

21. Sunset on Long Beach

Sunset on Long Beach


 

22. Sunset on Old Montauk Highway

Sunset on Old Montauk Highway


 

23. The Hampton Classic

The Hampton Classic


24. The Montauk Project

The Montauk Project


25. Welcome to Bridgehampton

Welcome to Bridgehampton

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