I finished a painting today in my series America the Beautiful and, as they say in the world of fine wines,
I hope it has legs. I struggled getting the theme going, so I painted 3 canvases with under paintings of really strong colors and I have just tried to work against the ground. This one had a really powerful Ultramarine Blue foundation and I just started to brush the colors that you might see on a Southwest Tapestry lots of violets and sky blues, I was trying to get the big sky working. I think that part is pretty evocative of what I was after, and then with the addition of the white I found a distant snow covered hill just above the warm aspens and red cliffs. Voila! there you have it and I give you a really expressive painting of the changing weather during the early spring in the southwest desert. I hope you like it. More down the road.
“Spring Time Snow” 18 x 24 Acrylic on Canvas