In mid April I finally captured the view from the studio as the sun was setting on the still snow covered mountain tops in the background. The sunsets in the mountains are amazing, covering the whole western sky with blues, purples, greens, pinks, yellows, oranges, and every color in between. They even cast a light reflection on the snow below. Night View April 2020, painted across two 12"x24" canvases in oil.
I have been painting for the past two months, but it doesn't seem the same. It's odd actually, because my life hasn't changed that much, but so much has changed. Painting is a solitary pursuit, so it isn't like I miss the company, but I miss the company of others, other than my husband and furry companions. Because our house is remote, we spent the first month primarily alone, save the occasional trip to the store for more perishable groceries. It snowed and we enjoyed being