9 x 12 inches
This is the next in my series of fall Sierra paintings, this time with a complementary color palette of orange and blue – a combo that is easy to find in autumn. The Sierra Nevada range rises steeply from Owens Valley and in the afternoon takes on a distinctly blue violet color. The cottonwoods are starting to turn when the first snow falls. Greens and golds give way to brilliant hues. The Owens Valley contains many ranches with small roads like this. Beyond the trees a herd of cattle are likely grazing. Stormy skies are typical of this time of year.
I will likely be taking this painting to a 2 day Descanso Gardens show, Saturday and Sunday, December 19 and 20. But if you are interested in it before then, please send me a note.
Yesterday marked the 100th Birthday of the founding of the California Art Club, dedicated to the preservation of traditional fine art. I am proud to be a member of this organization with its long history of supporting the arts in our beautiful state. Here’s to the next 100!