“Mist and Light”

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 20″ x 16″
Year: 2019

Although I had hoped for more, this was the only painting I did of California poppies on an entire monthlong May road trip… it wasn’t a massive bloom, but it was a bright band of poppies right on the side of the road. I couldn’t just pass it by. The scene was beautiful, yet subdued by a constant mist that battled the sun off and on the entire time I stopped to paint this view out of the side door of the van.

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