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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Aspen Windows


Aspen Windows
18x24 Oil on Canvas
by
Cheri Wollenberg
(SOLD)

 This painting was created in my studio from a photograph taken in Glorieta, New Mexico.  I was drawn to this view because of the sections between the trees. They reminded me of windows.  I thought it very interesting how each natural window had its' own composition.  New Mexico is one of my favorite states.  I probably have as many photos taken in that state as all others I've traveled combined.  I use to want my husband and I to retire there, but as grandchildren began to enter the picture I began to rethink my desires.  From an artist's point of view every state of the United States of America has a certain beauty.  We are indeed a blessed people to live in such a great place in the world.

5 comments:

Diana Marshall said...

You must have had fun painting the lovely patterns on the bark of the Aspens, love the view between the trunks. Hope you had a restful break.

Carol Blackburn said...

So beautiful and a unique perspective, Cheri.

Jennifer Richardson said...

Breathtaking beauty!
I love aspens
...and this captures
their personality
so well:)
-Jennifer

SYLVIANE said...

It's a wonderful landscape, Cheri, and you capturd the atmosphere of this place!

Nancie Johnson said...

Love the vertical and the horizontal lines in this. Great piece.

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