Dreaming of spring green | Carol L. Douglas

Dreaming of spring green | Carol L. Douglas

I can not discuss for persons who are living in the rest of the state, but in the northeast, March is ill-tempered. “Comes in like a lion and out like a lamb?” Hah. March will come in like a psychopath and goes out like a moody teenager, and only dreaming of spring green can help us endure it.

Spring Greens, 8X10, oil on archival canvasboard, $652 framed involves transport and handling in continental US.

This week, we have been obtaining 4 seasons per day-snow, blustery winds, just ample heat solar to idiot us into shedding our winter season coats, then whipping rain and much more wind.

It blew so challenging yesterday early morning that our home windows creaked with the pressure. And setting up tonight, we’ll get far more snow. In simple fact, if you search at the map under, you are going to see that the complete northern tier of the state is getting tempestuous weather conditions.

We all require a dollop of spring green, and quick.

Painters are normally captivated to towering spruces, mountains, rivers, and other iconic structures for one factor, they make composition quick. On the other hand, most days in most areas aren’t like that. The abstraction of the everyday would make for fascinating paintings, simply because the artist has to let go of the crutch of the iconic image. That forces us to emphasis on hues, styles and brushwork.

When the planet appears like this, you will be happy of a portray that seems to be like that.

I hope this portray evokes the smell of warming earth, eco-friendly shoots sticking up by outdated grass, and black willows opening alongside a tree line. To me, that is a fantastic day. The simplicity of this painting is misleading you will be on the lookout at it a whole lot extended than a painting with a much more clear matter.

My 2024 workshops:

  • Painting in Paradise: Rockport, ME, July 8-12, 2024.
  • Sea & Sky at Schoodic, August 4-9, 2024.
  • Obtain your reliable voice in plein air: Berkshires, August 12-16, 2024.
  • Artwork and Journey at Sea: Paint Aboard Schooner American Eagle, September 15-19, 2024.
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