Canyon Grove and Aspen, Chaffee County

Canyon Grove and Aspen, Chaffee County

Canyon Grove and Aspen, Chaffee County

I continued to experiment with expressionist techniques during my entire time in Colorado this year, working to find ways of incorporating the light, textures, lines and shadows that make secluded forest groves so mystical for me, while simultaneously paying homage to the brush strokes so critical to that artistic period.

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5 comments

    1. Thanks, Tina. It actually was the one that egged me to write the treatise after talking with Melinda last night; I sat up for some time pondering the nature of artistic acceptance and quality. Obviously philosophy was one of my favorite subjects in college.

  1. ” incorporating the light, textures, lines and shadows” – you nailed all of them with this shot. And the feeling of brush strokes. These are inspirational – my larger surroundings are forests in all directions that are not ocean.

    1. Thanks-I’m still searching on these. I started my foray into landscape expressionism 15 years ago, and have yet to create the one I’m needing. But again, the joy is in the search…

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