Another take on fall at Engelke’s farm. This painting follows the movement of trees and the shadows they cast.
Colorado skies are some of the most punchy that I’ve ever witnessed. Light streams in through breaks in the thunderheads that dump momentary showers like clockwork during the monsoon season of July and August. The light can be bright and dark all at the same time. Wide vistas of the mountainous panorama can display a fullContinue reading “Schoolfield Road, Westcliffe, CO”
Looking North. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1033557
In the crisp late winter air the hearts gather on the fence line. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1032376
Hearts congregate in large numbers, murders these groups are called. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1031009
Winter rolls in. Hearts roost in leafless trees in the late-light early morning, winds 15-17mph out of the northeast. Hardship forms a bond. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1023162
Hearts travel together while migrating, safety in numbers, ya know. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1022618 Hearts fly high and in a Vee as they wing northward to the warm summer waters. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1022619 Paints are 4×6″ watercolor on 140# HP watercolor paper, 2019, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger.
This cone is a lot larger and harder that most of the ponderosa cones I’ve painted. We found it in Southern California. I wonder if I identified it correctly although in searching for visual info on it, it most likely resembles the ponderosas. I may have to re-title it someday if I find it’s a differentContinue reading “Ponderosa Pine Cone”