Monday, March 12, 2012

Bend Like a River

"River's Bend"
Dyptych Oil on Canvases
24" x 30" each

I have been lax in posting anything for a while.  But I'm back!  Here is a painting I have been wanting to do for a long time.  Hopefully, the first of three more which will show all four seasons.  A dyptych painting (two canvases), of the bend in the Shenandoah River, looking from a New Market Battlefield overlook.  I am thinking this is my schizophrenic painting, since for a long time, one looked quite representational, and the other, more abstract.  This is not quite done, but I am liking leaving some of the "boxed" trees as boxes, and other things more representational.  I also swore while doing this one that the next painting would be smaller, and simpler...... I am now publicly eating my words!  I am working on a 4 ft x 5 ft painting of one of the Aran Islands in Ireland.  If anyone knows that area.... LOTS and LOTS of rock walls, that go on, and on, and on..... !  More on that to come

1 comment:

Kevin Gough said...

Elaine this is really beautiful and I love the style of it, such a treat for the eyes.