Saturday, November 21, 2009
This is another photo of a beautiful sunset over the New Mexico desert.
My new artwork series is boiling out of me I'm focusing on more quiet, color block pieces that are abstracted images from fencelines/borders and woodlands. Friends of ours purchased a farmhouse with the most amazine barn and outbuildings. The structural shapes from photo's I took and abstracted them are what's inspiring this new series in oil and cold wax. And like my encaustic series of falling leaves, I'm trying to keep these "simple" and am really liking a more minimalist style - I guess the quiet desert of Santa Fe may have added inspiration.
Today was a beautiful day here in the U.P. and I took some time this afternoon to finish cleaning out the gardens and raked some leaves. I love winter, but it seems its being postponed this year.