Saturday, August 15, 2009

Art Show- Keeping the Rio Grande Grand

This is a plein air painting that I did from the overlook of the Headwaters of the Rio Grande above Creede- I painted this at 6:30 in the morning. It is 11x14
This is a plein air of The Alamosa River Canyon - this one was in the Nomadas Show in Santa Fe at Sage Creek Gallery. Size is 9x12

This is a studio painting of some aspen in the high country- I decided to make it more about design than realistic- Size is 24x30

This is a fun painting. I did this studio piece from a plein air I painted over in Sulphur Springs by La Veta- it is 24x24 and is called "A Colorado Vacation"

This is a big one- 24x36 called "Fall in the San Juans"- I was experimented with this one by starting with a dark background of purple and painting all of the negative shapes in light

I got back from Cheyenne, Wyoming yesterday and it was a good week- I will be posting pictures of paintings from that shortly. The Cheyenne show is not over yet though- the quick draw will be this morning and the art show will be tonight. I really hated to have to leave early and miss those events but I have another show in South Fork tonight - Keep the Rio Grande Grand to benefit land conservation.The paintings above will be in the show.


eldon warren said...

Hey, these are all really nice pieces. Fall in the San Juans and the studio piece of the aspen are my favorite. Wat to go!

Susan McCullough said...

Hey Eldon, thanks and it's nice to hear from you- hope you have much fun in Estes Park!

Erin said...

I agree with Eldon, the aspens are breathtaking...i love the colors that you used. I think this might be one of my favorites of all time.