Poppin’ Through – Cherie Giddens
Framed 32 x 39
37 x 26 Framed
I chose the American Kestrel as my subject because of the beautiful feathers. This predator’s natural coloring, a camouflage in the bird’s habitat, portrays God’s wisdom for each of His creatures; Each perfectly suited to their task.
Evening at the Falls
28 x 21 Framed
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
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.