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Friday, February 27, 2015

Mountain Marsh Progression Painting

Mountain Marsh Progression

My son James, lives near Logan, UT and one a recent trip I took a lot of photos of the marshes there in the valley.
I know, who knew there were marshes in the dessert.

It is a stunning view.

My challenge: should I decide to accept it,
is to paint the above photo using every skill and piece of knowledge I had.
You know I can't resist a challenge!

Here's the proof!

 

Here's the finished product,
I think!

It's not signed yet,
but I "think" it's finished. 

4 comments:

  1. That is one gorgeous place! Nice job on this one, Sharon! Phew, those mountains make me cold, although I do recognize you warmed up the photo some. Great to see you painting again. Much to my dismay, the video wouldn't load...

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  2. Thanks Meredith. It's the best thing I've painted in a long while.

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  3. Awesome painting, Sharon! You really did a wonderful interpretation of the photo. I love your clouds and the beautiful colors used throughout the painting.

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  4. Thanks Fay. I really appreciate your comment. This was a fun one because of the challenge and because I've seen it so many times with my son. Still haven't signed it yet, but I think it's done.

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I'm a nature artist and I love to paint old barns, rivers and lakes, trees and fence rows. I work almost daily trying to improve my art and all that entails. I try to learn all I can from others and from the earth itself by being aware of all God has created and its beauty. You can purchase paintings by contacting me at slgraves6@gmail.com. You can also purchase through my gallery website at www.riverrungallery.com . Thank you so much for stopping by.