Thursday, June 24, 2010

Fallingwater Cascades IV

Parkway Series #199  12 x 16   oil    $95.

Old and new, life and death seem to be portrayed in this close up of the scene I posted on Tuesday. (#197)   This contrast even caught my attention as a child.  I remember swampy areas near the Rappahannock River where the old rotten trees stuck out of the mud surrounded by lush green vegetation.  My paintings are more than a representation of the area; many of them are expressions of who I am and how I see life. Most people write the book and then illustrate it.   Maybe one of these days I will write the book that goes with these paintings!

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