I thought I would share a WIP on this Friday morning. The smooth sparkle of the water is feeling pretty good here.
I was going to take the day off. I find myself behind and needing to get more work framed and shipped out. Still with the sub freezing temperatures not a bad way to spend the day. I just framed this one and will be shipping it to California tomorrow!
The third painting inspired by the Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge. I am currently working on an 18″x24″ piece in the same vein.
Apparently it is mid February. The sun is bright on our snow today. The lake is frozen but it doesn’t stop my love of water. The water froze just like your heart, I’m the only thing I can be.
Last weekend we took a little road trip to the Kootenai National wildlife refuge. We didn’t arrive until the evening but the lighting and views were magnificent! The main loop drive was closed for the winter, but worth the trek regardless!
I have done a few little winter scenes inspired by the evening. I hope to paint a larger image next.
Light and fluffy, it’s the way I like my pancakes. It is also an accurate description of this particular cloud painting. This one was a bit of a challenge to paint. I wanted to combine that brilliant floating feel with my sculpted mark making approach.
Part of my solo exhibit at Elliott Fouts Gallery in Sacramento, California. Photo courtesy of the gallery.
My latest solo show is open at Elliott Fouts Gallery in Sacramento, California. I am so pleased to have a show at this gallery! This is also my first major exhibit in California.
I will be attending the Second Saturday opening February 9th, it runs 6-9 PM. Photographs reposted from @efgallery.
This painting is part of an ongoing series I keep adding to. The images are all big storms over water. They have a very heavy psychological feel. I am utterly obsessed with this collection and keep adding to it!
Melancholy and beauty, so often holding hands.
Two sunset paintings in a row! This week I will be posting some super heavy cloudscapes. So these are a peaceful pause before the storm.
I have been working on very moody paintings. It is the kind of work I love.
To mix things up I thought I would try to capture the brilliance of some of our recent sunsets. They seem especially dramatic after a gloomy day. The clouds lifting to an explosion of light.