A quick plein-air piece created while at the Escalante Competition .. standing by the side of the road in mid-afternoon .. overlooking faraway sandstone mesas .. the radiance was what captured my attention .. the space of the high desert.
9x12 oil on canvas panel $255
And here is an interim stage of this painting.. I thought it was done but was not satisfied .. thought it was too pastel .. too wimpy .. or maybe not :)
And here is a shot of this piece in it's early stages while on my plein-air easel:
.. the paint box on it's heavy-duty tripod: