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Thought For the Day: Sometimes Radical Change Is Necessary To Reveal Beauty

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (1926-2004)

Thought For The Day

David Hockney Canyons 2

This one seems like a close up of the Hockney painting I posted yesterday.  I love the purple river against the deep oxblood canyon!  I am working on one of my mountain paintings with a stream running through the crevasse and trying to tweak the perspective so you get a vertigo feeling but I haven’t quite figured it out yet. 31 more words

Abstract

David Hockney-Grand Canyon

I have been thinking about painting canyons and hoo doos since I visited Bryce and Zion National Parks last year.  I was very taken with these two paintings of the Grand Canyon by David Hockney, (showing now at The MET, I enjoyed it). 57 more words

Abstract

remains

Oh how the wind can howl through the canyons.  The sound of it drowns out all else.  The force of it rips your breath from your lungs and threatens to knock you over.  55 more words

Life

Canyons

Canyons

My heart cries out

Echoing through the canyons

Seeking, beseeching, frantic and wild

My heart cries out

Echoing through the canyons

Searching, whirling, high and low… 54 more words

Black Canyon, Winter Preview

I returned to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park after a weak winter storm front had passed through the area. The South Rim road was temporarily closed at the Visitor Center because of icy road conditions. 251 more words

Nature