"Sunset on Mt. Rainier"
8" x 18" (estimated)
I'm on a trip and painting. I have a glorious view of Mt. Rainier from my deck.
a few days ago..... the clouds moved and I saw it standing there....kinda blew my mind! I had no idea it was there. I was so focused on the view of Seattle from across the water.
Sunset was minutes away.
I scrambled...got set up and then....tried to keep up... with the ever changing colors! Right when I thought..."This is amazing! I'm sticking with these colors and slamming it in" then the sun would inch a little further down.....and the pinks started glowing in front of me! I switched gears...mixed the color I saw and just frosted it on over top....haha. I didn't want it to smear in and make mud. Sometimes a girl needs a pallet knife to lay it on thick :)
I'm happy with this one. I'm happy with this whole painting trip! I have met the kindest people here....so giving and friendly....most feel like old friends that I've gotten back in touch with.
What a nice surprise! And...I feel my artwork is about to change a bit.
Feels like a pivotal moment for my paintings......I've learned some things that I really needed
from an artist here on the island, Darrell Anderson.
(pick on his name...it will lead you to his blog and more information on him and his beautiful artwork)
I thought the plan was to come here and be alone with my thoughts...and just quietly paint.
But.... not the case. I now know I came here to meet new friends... and feed my mind/ heart with new information for my paintings. I love when life pulls me where I'm supposed to go. I don't like making ALL the decisions. Just point me in the right direction and surprise me!
Thank you for looking ....and reading, lol.