Friday, May 30, 2008

Spring Thaw, Libby, Montana

"Spring Thaw, Libby, Montana"
8 x 10 inches
Acrylic on canvas
(painting continues on sides, framing is optional)

Just got back from Montana. Had a family reunion and memorial in honor of my grandmother who passed away a few months ago. Mixed emotions. It was great to be home, even though it was for a sad event.
I saw a huge bald eagle, so I included it here. I also saw deer, elk, wood ducks, and Canadian geese! so exciting.
All the creeks and streams are gushing with melting snow right now. Quite a muddy mess in some places. I still found it so very beautiful, and the cold mountain air is still invigorating.
I couldn't wait to get painting! This was done alla prima. It is the first of a series. Hopefully I will get to do quite a few more.
Please bare with me, with commissions and custom work on large canvases my small daily paintings have been on the back burner for now.

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4 comments:

bj said...

Congratulations on being so busy! That shows that, even though the economy is tight, people still appreciate art.

Fawn said...

Yes! Thanks. Can't wait to get back to plein air painting! Wish I could have done some in Montana.

Cathy said...

I love this, Fawn. Looks just like the creek.

Fawn said...

Thanks Cathy! It was so good to see you again!

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