I was inspired by the geometric graphic design quality of this view. The long shadows on the hill seem to hold the ground in place as belies a warmth that wasn’t to be found on that early winter afternoon.
I was inspired to paint this scene because of its subtle colors and the nostalgic feel it gave me. I purposely look for comparisons of color complements, and I found it in this view of a farm in Oregon. I loved how the golden green of the field contrasted nicely to the red-toned dirt road. The field must have been highly reflective to give it the subtle blue overtone on an otherwise gold green field.
This is a view from the Washington side of the Columbia River looking east down the gorge from Hamilton Mountain. I was inspired to paint this because I liked how [...]
I never know where the inspiration for a painting will come from. I was up on a ridge above the Clackamas River, hoping to find a break through the [...]
I wanted to bring home the conversation of this murder of crows sitting around jawing at one another over the fog at dawn like Heckle and Jeckle from the [...]