In the desert when the sun has just vanished below the mountains the light shifts in ways revealing colors not seen at any other time. This amazes me. Fact is, color changes all day long and through the night. Our color perceptions are defined by time and space. Yeah, really…..
It’s a simple life in the desert.
A hot day, a steep climb, another place in the world I’d never seen before. Wonderful. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1157215
We hiked to this overlook, then had to turn back to reach the car before dark.
Cactus Tree Mountain Sky
This is an end-of-day scene looking east. We’d been fishing down in the Salt River, fish weren’t biting, the sun’s sinking and it’s getting cold on the desert. Nothing left to do but walk back to the car and start the hour’s drive home.
Sonoran Desert, pastel on paper, 12×9″, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger This was painted at a plein air event in Arizona. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/835802
Crested Saguaro, soft pastel on archival board, 20×16″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved Saguaro, the ubiquitous cactus of the Sonoran desert, mutate from time to time. When they do, they may form an intricately folded fan-like shape at the end of one or more branches. The fan may start to formContinue reading “Cresed Saguaro”
Cactus Detail, pastel on board, 6×8″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved The Desert Botanical Garden is beginning it’s spring bloom. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/820567
Wishing Star, watercolor on paper, 6×6″, 2017, Copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger Dark Star twinkling on the desert floor, slowly expanding to fill its place in the universe. Professional pigments on 140# CP watercolor paper, masked birder. Signed, dated and titled in back. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/778180
Perfect Cactus, Hard and Soft Pastel, 6×6″, 2017, Jean Krueger Fine Art, copyrighted with all rights reserved I’ve been painting larger paintings for the last several weeks. Im going to paint a short series of smaller works for a few days. This cactus lives at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, AZ. I would liveContinue reading “Perfect Cactus”