Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Cottonwoods Against A Blue Sky - oil landscape

Cottonwoods Against A Blue Sky             oil           7" x 7"
The Cottonwood trees along the river continue to intrigue me for their shapes and size. Here, I tried to concentrate on the big silhouette shapes for the most part, while massing in the greens on the light struck greens. This view is from a boat on the river, and I included the strip of blue water to balance out the sky and blue violets in the hills.

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6 comments:

  1. This has SO much WOW, Mary! The color and composition are simply wonderful.

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  2. You manage to paint little masterpieces each and every day.
    I especially love how you have painted the tree in this one

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  3. Mary, what a beautiful painting. Full marks here Mary. All the best.
    Vic.

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  4. Just lovely Mary! Good job on the radio program today!

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  5. Beautiful painting, Mary!!!

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