As artists we can often search endlessly for the perfect subject to paint. I try to recognize when I slip into that trap and remind myself that everything I need is in front of me right now, there is nothing wrong with the subject at hand, I just need to be receptive to what's being offered.
This dirt pile kept catching my attention, so I relented and painted it. I ended up really enjoying the subtle light on the horizon, the illuminated foliage at the edge of the dirt pile, and the warm glow in the sky. That's more than enough.
5x7 watercolor on cradled panel $50 of this painting is donated to a nonprofit/charity Nonprofits highlighted during week 3 are:
Rosemary Brushes Symi at Rosemary Brushes heard about this project and immediately reached out to sponsor not only my brushes but also donated a $100 gift card each week during the event. Generous family owned and operated company!
Central MN Arts Board “This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”
Bad Habit Brewing Company Available paintings will be hung up at Bad Habit, delivered weekly on Mondays or Tuesdays.