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One of the things I like about art is that it can be done anytime, anywhere. Below is the original photo I shot of our old property in Colorado over a decade ago, and I used it as the basis for the above watercolor painting last weekend.
When I was a teenager doing art, this watercolor would have driven me mad — as it doesn’t look exactly like the photograph, it’s not realistic enough. And now? Now I love being able to selectively edit an image and paint it however I wish.
I’m getting a hankering for the real mountains again.
We very much miss seeing this view, which was taken from the upper-end of our property near Silverton, Colorado. We bought the seven acre mining plot on a lark, hoping to build a cozy cabin on it later… but that was not meant to be. Continue Reading →
In the mountains, high above the ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado. It looks dramatic, and it was.