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Framed 18.25 x 22″
With an acrylic underlay of yellow and orange, I lifted trunks and canopy after adding darks and kept areas of the bright colors underneath to make a study in fall shades. Adding gouache accents to the watercolor defined the details.
Gallery Wrapped 24 x 24″
Acrylic on Canvas
Crepe Myrtle trunks outside my house in Grapevine are such a challenge to paint. Soft colors and smooth undulations mark one variety, while another type has a trunk and branches that appear to be vibrant red in the sun
Framed 18 x 20.5″
The is a study of dark shadows under trees and tangled brush, reflected in water. Gouache over watercolor brightened the sky above and in the water. I also used the amazing pop of pastels to bring out details and a punch of color.
Gallery Wrap 24 x 24″
Acrylic on Canvas
Using my favorite colors, I added texture and movement with a palette knife until a feeling of looking down at the land and water patterns from above became apparent. I continued to define my impression of watching the earth pass below on a long, cross country flight.
Palo Verde in Sunlight
Gallery Wrap 12 x 36″
This tall, narrow canvas lent itself to the wonderful Palo Verde trees that I loved from Arizona and Marfa Texas. There is a bit of gauze fabric to give texture to the tree branches. I then played with sunlight and shadow in somewhat fanciful colors. Purple shadows for contrast with sunlight is a favorite for me.
Glacier Ice #7
Gallery Wrap 20 x 20″
This abstract of the colors of glacier ice and shadows came from a more realistic rendition of a photo from Iceland. I used that as an underpainting, adding deep darks to suggest a chasm in the ice and strong strokes to give the feel of ice shards.