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Cherie Giddens

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  • Summer Breeze – Cherie Giddens


    Summer Breeze

    Framed  34 x 14″



    I wanted to capture the feeling of riding the breeze over the river in a row boat. I uses the long vertical format to emphasize the effect of the river’s current. The cool water and green grass and trees were always a summer’s delight.

  • Boulder Dam – Cherie Giddens


    Boulder Dam

    Framed 24 x 18″



    This painting began with layers of textured papers to build a foundation of hills and valleys. I added warm, soft color contrasted with cool dark color to create the rocks in the water.

  • Village Worship Remembered – Cherie Giddens


    Village Worship Remembered

    Framed  31 x 25″



    This scene can still be found in the mountains of New Mexico. I used the local color of the adobe walls and tin roofs with a separate painting behind it in sepia tones to emphasize the village’s heritage of worship.

  • Evening Falls – Cherie Giddens


    Evening at the Falls

    Framed 28 x 21″


    I began with wet-into-wet color to tone the paper with the color of the prevailing light against the cliffs. These colors of crimson were allowed to shine through every detail of the painting.

  • Splender in Creede Colorado – Cherie Giddens


    Splender in Creede Colorado

    Framed  26 x 32″



    The creation of a textured surface with various papers gave the foundation for this landscape. I was in Creede, Colorado, where the ragged cliffs protrude all around the majestic landscape. This painting captured the texture and mood of this late August afternoon.

  • A Rio Grande Mile – Cherie Giddens


    A Rio Grande Mile

    Framed 36 x 29″



    I love the meandering Rio Grande and the beauty of the surrounding landscape capturing it’s head waters in the mountains near Creede, Colorado. The spectacular fall colors of the Colorado mountains glow in the early morning light of day. A scene that cries out to be painted.