Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Tierra Amarilla

"Tierra Amarilla", 2009, oil/panel, 40" x 46".

This summer has been exciting; including two trips south into the USA. In June and July I was in New Mexico and Colorado. I saw some very nice bushy plants in that dry region that inspired this painting. The light in that part of the world is different from Ontario. The contrast is more intense. I've been working on developing a way to represent that light in paint. The two small studies below are examples.

All of these works will be in my upcoming show in Vancouver begining October 3, 2009 at Bau-Xi Galleries.

"Chama", 2009, oil/panel, 11" x 14".

"Sand Bar", 2009, oil/panel, 11" x 14".