Monday, October 13, 2008

Red leaves on gray watercolor on Arches 15x22"
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We have had the most spectacular fall that anyone can remember. It is October and we have yet to see snow...a thing unheard of...and it has been unseasonably warm. The leaves have had a long time to show their colors, but now they are mostly on the ground. Still, it has been wonderful, and we are all grateful for the show. This bush in my front yard puts on a particularly beautiful display, going from green to gold to scarlet, with every combination inbetween. Lovely. I have tried to capture some of that beauty...but can we ever really improve on nature? I have yet to manage...but I am pleased with the way it turned out. I have another that I will post later this week.