Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Hillside Fireweed

A painting of a hillside covered with fireweed in bloom.  Fireweed thrives in disturbed soil and burned areas and is one of the first plants to reestablish after a forest fire.  I like the mix of saturated and less saturated colors.  This one will be in a show at Artique Ltd Gallery in Anchorage in September. 

3 comments:

Caroline Greene said...

The darks in the foreground work really well with the pinks. I think this is the plant we call Old Man's Beard in the UK because of its fluffy white seed heads. A weed, but I like to let a few grow wild in my garden for the butterflies and a splash of colour.

Krista Eaton said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing this.;)

Judith Fletcher said...

Loved the colors and great brushwork