• Canyon Abstract 20x24 Oil

    4 monthes ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

    Canyon Abstract 20x24 Oil
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    As you may recall, I spent several weeks this late spring hiking into the canyon behind my studio, studying the canyon walls with my gouache kit. Some of the sketches struck me as worthy of expanding into larger paintings. One in particular caught my fancy, a closeup of the canyon wall, and I thought it had an enchanting abstract quality.
    So, I took this 5x8 gouache sketch and based an 18x24 oil painting on it. The larger version is very similar to the small sketch with respect to shapes, but I added or amplified some of the color, and also...
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