In this oil painting, I took elements from various weekend walks near Smith Ranch and compiled them into this single oil painting. Most of the components like the island and estuary were taken from the ponds near one of my usual hikes. I always wanted to explore this small, isolated island that I often see so in this painting I created a road leading across the water and ending under a tall tree. Here's where I imagine that I could sit and look back at the rest of the world.
Sometimes I’d see tractors at the nearby farm and their crops graphically inspired me to add them to this painting. I always see Mother Natures artistic hand creating and designing and I just take advantage of this.
18"x 24" oil painting on canvas.
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