Saturday, March 1, 2014

Looking Up at Redwoods


The photograph I was working from had bright sunlight streaming through the branches. The sky appeared a pure white, almost like the flash from a camera bulb.  It was such a strong glow it was absorbing the definition of the leaf and branch structure so that some leaves appeared to be floating, not attached to the tree.

A progress shot of my messy, late night workspace.


And the finished painting...

Looking Up at Redwoods (or Komorebi)
9"w x 16"h
watercolor on paper
2014


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