High Sierra Landscape Painting – Bishop, Owens Valley

High Sierra Fall Color
(a ranch near Bishop, in the Owens Valley)
14 x 18 oil on canvas

As I continue with my High Sierra fall series, this painting portrays a tranquil pasture land, which I’m pretty sure is named Round Valley. It’s near Bishop. The peaks may be Mt. Morgan and Mt. Abbot, or perhaps the one on the right is Mt. Tom. I’m not too good with my geography of that region, so I’d appreciate knowing the names so I can be accurate.


  1. annie
    November 29, 2008

    Oh Karen, this is stunning. Those colors just pop.

  2. Pat Meyer
    November 29, 2008

    Wonderful perspective in your art. The colors do make you feel like you are in the middle of fall.

  3. Loriann
    November 29, 2008

    Tag you’re it! Your work is glorious and an inspiration for all. Check my blog for instructions if you choose to accept the tag.

  4. Jan
    December 1, 2008

    This is beautiful, Karen. Love the contrast in colors with the golden and green trees.

  5. Archita Singh
    December 6, 2008

    That’s a beautiful landscape!

  6. chris hack
    January 13, 2009

    another stunning painting…. gorgeous colours as always. i love the rich autumnal trees. you’re creative output is extraordinary! so many amazing paintings, one after the other! wow!

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