Monday, January 12, 2015
Blue & Yellow Did Make The Green
Hiked Sabino Canyon Sunday. What a beautiful day, walking down the mountain, crossing flooded bridges, because the river was flowing and the cottonwood leaves just took my breath away.
It looks more like fall in the canyon. The crisp blue sky, the intense yellow of the cottonwood and willow trees, made the green of cactus plus bushes and a tree yet to be named just brilliant.
The neutrals of the mountains were again creating abstract paintings for me. Granite black, white and a blend that is only found locally. River rocks spotted with greys and soft browns. Sandy shores creamy in color and texture. It was a great way to spend the day. Just have to see where all this inspiration from the weekend takes my art.
We are about 18 days into our cross country trip. We are on the east coast, have been for a for about a week, GA, S.C. crossed through N.C. ...