Rock and Sky

May 1, 2018

We live in a very rocky place.  Our house is situated just below a mountain ridge that is home to native varieties of cactus, sagebrush, tumbleweed, and the domain of Chukar Partridges, mule deer, black bear, a variety of hawks and owls, and the occasional Cougar.

Painting rocky scenes is something particularly satisfying due to the artistically-geometric shapes which become something of a foil for the full-blown and free-flowing movement of cloud and sky.

This was simply an experiment–discovering where shapes and natural design and configuration would lead–a painting begun without knowing where it might end.

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‘The Home Place’, watercolour by Lance Weisser, 14″ x 16″, Arches Hot Press Paper

 

 

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3 Responses to “Rock and Sky”

  1. Beautiful. Discovering the little cottages on the right was a delight and made the painting even more precious, in my opinion.

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  2. ….forgive my late response to your welcome comments, Sharon! Thank you!!

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  3. This is a scene I’d like to be walking into. I love how you rendered the river water and rocky formation…and everything…Beautiful painting!

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