Sunday, January 27, 2019

It's All About the Trees

Oil on Canvas
8x10 inches each

Trees have my attention these days. Color, light, and texture all help to convey the quirky personalities of each.  They have funny twisting shapes, branches that sprout haphazardly from their trunks, and a vast depth of color and texture. 

River Park Tree
Oil on Canvas

The hardest part about painting in the winter season of the Northwest is that it takes forever for oil paint to dry. The moisture in the atmosphere prolongs the process and then I run out of places to store the paintings while they dry.