Friday, February 25, 2011

Bald Cypress

bald cypress
pastel on uart 600 paper 8.5x11.5

I started this in the fall with a nice person I met who wanted to paint together so that she could watch me. We met at the park near my house and had to find something to paint. It was a unique challenge and a nice way to make a new friend. As so often happens, it took quite a while to finish this. I had something that I really liked that afternoon and was afraid to proceed and risk messing it up. I took this to an art critique that I participate in and got some great suggestions there that helped me complete the painting.

1 comment:

  1. This is GORGEOUS! I love it, Jean. The colors are beautiful (fall just happens to be my favorite time of the year). I love the detail of the tree trunk and the water. Your work is just so amazing.