I wish to paint the joy I feel by being in places I love, trying to capture in paint the colors of light and the spirit of stone and water.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Okatie River SC 9am
I am down in Oldfield, South Carolina painting on the Okatie River. It's early in the morning and the day hasn't reached the 90's yet. It's only in the 80's. The air is hazy, like fog because of the wildfires in Georgia. You can smell the smoke in the air. I painted these on site on two little 8x10 panels to create a diptych. As a composition, I find this preferable to one large panel for some reason. Why is that? 8x20 oil