Thursday, November 19, 2009
Friends Creek in October
Friends Creek in Cobalt (16 X 20"), sold.
These are two paintings are of a pool where I spent a lot of time fishing and swimming as a kid. On this day in October, the colors were very vivid and the air and water were very still. Friends Creek runs into Pennsylvania from Sabillasville, MD through the rugged Cotoctin Mountain countryside. This part of the creek is in a hollow, and there isn't much sunshine in the fall. As the afternoon wore on, the air and light grew very cool very fast, inspiring me to squeeze from my tube of cobalt for the first time in years.
Friends Creek in Yellow (16 X 20"), sold.
Earlier in the day, the light was hazier, the air lazier, and warm yellows dominated my palette.