Vaulted Passage by Janet Fikar

A black and white rendition of the passageway leading to a oak door in the attic of the National Cathedral located in Washington D.C.

Construction for the cathedral began in 1907 and took 83 years to finish. The vast majority of the building is 14th century English style gothic.The national cathedral is the 6th largest cathedral in the world.

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 4 years ago

    Nice! The B/W really shows off the light going across the walkway!

  • Yes, I thought so too.

    – Janet Fikar

  • John Holding
    John Holdingabout 4 years ago

    Very nice, the b&w treatment has given it a painterly look.

  • Thank you. Yes, the black and white gave it a much more stark feel to it.

    – Janet Fikar

  • Kymie
    Kymieabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful, love the shadows and light

  • Thank you Kymie – the black and white version really made it look mysterious.

    – Janet Fikar

  • artfulvistas
    artfulvistasabout 4 years ago

    Very dramatic!! Great rendition indeed!!

  • Thank your for commenting. Yes, I think the black and white version made it pop.

    – Janet Fikar

  • John44
    John44about 4 years ago

    Love your work.

  • John thank you for your comments! I really love hearing from you.

    – Janet Fikar

  • BigD
    BigDabout 4 years ago

    This is great

  • Thank you BigD!

    – Janet Fikar

  • bettywiley
    bettywileyabout 4 years ago

    wow – such great perspective and lines. Another fave!

  • Thank you Betty – I appreciate the comment.

    – Janet Fikar

  • Get Carter
    Get Carterabout 4 years ago

    this seems so endless

  • Thank you.

    – Janet Fikar

  • Babcia
    Babciaabout 4 years ago


  • Thank you Barbara. I am pleased with how this turned out.

    – Janet Fikar

  • Aimelle
    Aimelleabout 4 years ago

    superb !!! love the lines and depth
    and best of luck in the challenge :)

  • Thank you Aimelle – the black and white rendition gave it so much more depth.

    – Janet Fikar

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