Monday, November 23, 2009

Along the Way

"Along the Way" watercolor (10" x 7")
Sometimes life gets so complicated and hard, that we crave the simple things...the little things that bring us comfort and assurance. This painting does that for me, a simple execution of a simple landscape, yet all the while bringing a sense of balance, comfort, peace, and containment when I view it. For me, I get the balance of the bold and subtle, warm and cool colors. The comfort of a generic scene, nothing surprising about this. The peace of the openness...ah to be there taking it in. And for some reason the fence gives me a sense of containment...like I won't get lost venturing off somewhere that I don't belong. Today, I am thankful for the simple things "Along the Way".